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Meissen Buddha Pair of Male and Female Movable Hands Head Tongue Kaendler

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Meissen most remarkable items: Two Buddha figurines (male and female) Attention: The Buddha figurines have movable hands, head and tongue. Measures / Dimensions: height: 12.59 inches / 32.0 cm width: 12.79 inches / 32.5 cm depth: 12.59 inches / 32.0 cm Manufactory: Meissen Hallmarked: Blue Meissen Sword Mark (glazed bottom) First quality Dating: 19th century / made circa 1860-1870 Material: porcelain, glossy finish, multicolored painted Technique: handmade porcelain Style: Rococo Modelled by: Johann Joachin Kaendler (born in 1706 near Dresden / Germany - died 1775 in Meissen). Models 2883 & 2884 created,circa 1730. Kaendler was chief sculptor at Meissen manufactory as from 1742 until the year 1775. He is the most famous modeler Meissen manufactory ever had and created well-known series such as shepherd figurines, comedian's children, gardener children (with acier), Paris town criers (with Reinicke and Meyer), Gallant figurines, Asian figurines etc. - Additionally, Kaendler made, too, excellent models of animal figurines as well as of stunningly decorated vases. Detailed description: The Chinese-like male as well as female Buddha figurines sit with crossed legs on earth / head and tongue as well as both hands are movable - they are movably attached to pieces made of metal having the function of balance weight. The figurines having large ears are clad in garments sitting closely to body (trousers/pants and mantel - these ones stunningly decorated with excellently painted flower patterns as well as partially golden shaded) / additionally, Buddha figurines have beak-shaped shoes. Bibliography: Sabine and Thomas Bergmann, meissener figuren (meissen figures), modellnummern / model numbers 1 - 3000, Erlangen / Germany 2017, Seiten / pages 271/272, katalognummern / catalogue numbers 1619 and 1621. Condition: Excellent (there aren't any damages existing).

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  • Condition
    Excellent. there aren't any damages existing.
  • Dimensions

    H 12.59 in. x W 12.79 in. x D 12.59 in.

    H 31.98 cm x W 32.49 cm x D 31.98 cm

  • Seller location
    Vienna, AT
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference number
    LU1014410659381

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