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Stoneware Figure of the Applied Arts

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A rare stoneware figure representing the Applied Arts, crowned with flowers and wearing classical robes and a plated pectoral with central winged mask and a snake border, an allusion to Athena, Patron Goddess of the Arts, standing with her right hand on her hip holding a sculptor’s tool, her left hand holding a palette and resting on a fragmentary kneeling torso symbolizing Sculpture, stamped on the base “Villeroy & Boch” (Wallerfangen, Mannheim), German, circa 1900. Measure: 65 ins. high, 28 ins. wide, 20 ins. deep, integral self-base 19 ins. x 18.5 ins. According to the archivist at Villeroy & Boch, this figure was one of a set of four figures that also included Science, Commerce, and Trade.

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  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 65 in. x W 28 in. x D 20 in.H 165.1 cm x W 71.12 cm x D 50.8 cm
  • Seller Location
    Katonah, NY
  • Seller Reference Number
    06056-C
  • Reference Number
    LU86448589943
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