Skip to main content
  • Want more images or videos?
    Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 10

Mottahedeh White Glazed Majolica Recumbent Lion Figure after Kaendler

US$1,500

About

This large majolica lion figurine was made by Porcelain de Cuernavaca for the Mottahedeh company, known for their ceramic antique reproductions and historic designs. The design was originally executed in the early 18th century by head modeler for the Meissen Porcelain Manufactory, Johann Joachim Kaendler as a part of a nearly 600 piece animal menagerie commissioned by Augustus II the Strong. This regal Mottahedeh ceramic figure has been made in the form of a recumbent lion with its head turned to the right. As seen in the accompanying photographs, the lion's head and mane are quite detailed with particular attention paid to the animal's facial expression. The piece has been finished in cream colored glaze. The underside bears a mark for Mottahedeh Porcelain de Cuernavaca as well as for Mottahedeh Sir Humphrey Wakefield Stately Homes. It also retains its original paper label reading Made in Mexico. A striking and unusual piece.

Details

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    US$110 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to United States 0, arrives in 3-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Cincinnati, OH
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

1stDibs Buyer Protection Guaranteed
If your item arrives not as described, we’ll work with you and the seller to make it right. Learn more
About the Seller
4.9 / 5
Located in Cincinnati, OH
Gold Seller
These expertly vetted sellers are highly rated and consistently exceed customer expectations.
Established in 2011
1stDibs seller since 2015
91 sales on 1stDibs
Typical response time: <1 hour
More From This Seller

You May Also Like

Solid Marble Recumbent Lions
Located in Woodbury, CT
Hand-carved of Siena marble, a matched pair of sleeping lions on integral bases.
Category

Late 20th Century Animal Sculptures

Antique Pair of Staffordshire Recumbent Lions
By Staffordshire
Located in Forney, TX
A charming original pair of antique Staffordshire style recumbent lions on striped rectangular plinths. Hand-crafted, rich coloring with beautifully aged patina, desirable crazing ad...
Category

Early 20th Century Animal Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

Large White Glazed Pottery Lion Sculpture
Located in Antwerp, BE
This lion sculpture with its beautiful manes and muscular tone is very well and realistically and thanks to the wonderful patina it also comes close to a lions true colors. This maje...
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

Materials

Porcelain, Pottery

Meissen Seasons Figurines Cupids Allegory of Spring Model 2502 Kaendler
By Johann Joachim Kaendler
Located in Vienna, AT
Meissen lovely figurines of stunning appearance: Cherubs presented as allegory of spring (= seasons' group of figurines) Model 2502 Measures: height 6.89 inches (17.5 cm) widt...
Category

Antique 1870s German Rococo Porcelain

Materials

Porcelain

Pair of 19th Century Staffordshire Recumbent Lions
Located in Pasadena, CA
This is a charming pair of late 19th century Staffordshire recumbent lions. These handsome beasts are in overall excellent condition and are detailed with glass eyes.
Category

Antique Late 19th Century English High Victorian Animal Sculptures

Materials

Pottery, Glass

Massive Pair of Qianlong Chinese Export Style Sated Dogs, Attib to Mottahedeh
By Mottahedeh
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Massive pair of Qianlong Chinese Export style sated dogs, Attib to Mottahedeh, A true pair one facing the right, the other to the left. Exquisitely modeled and painted, with iron red...
Category

20th Century Italian Chinese Export Animal Sculptures

Materials

Porcelain

Meissen “Four Seasons” Set of 4 Porcelain Cherub Figurines, Kaendler circa 1850s
By Meissen Porcelain, Johann Joachim Kaendler
Located in Milford, NH
An exceptional set of four groups of four polychrome porcelain cherub figurines depicting the four seasons - spring, summer, fall, and winter, originally designed in 1757 by Johann J...
Category

Antique Mid-19th Century German Rococo Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Porcelain

Meissen Porcelain Seated Buddha as a Wiggling Pagoda, by Kaendler, Around 1900
By Meissen Porcelain, Johann Joachim Kaendler
Located in Vienna, AT
Depiction of a sitting, smiling Buddha figure from a series of folk types. Voluminous female body with hair strictly tied back and a wide robe sitting cross-legged, arms straight in ...
Category

Antique Early 1900s German Other Porcelain

Materials

Porcelain

Recently Viewed

View More

The 1stDibs Promise

Learn More

Expertly Vetted Sellers

Confidence at Checkout

Price-Match Guarantee

Exceptional Support

Buyer Protection

Insured Global Delivery