Meissen Figurines Ancient Love Legacy Hunter Model A 46 Kaendler made circa 1870 For Sale
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Meissen Figurines Ancient Love Legacy Hunter Model A 46 Kaendler made circa 1870


Meissen very interesting figurines' group: The Legacy Hunter or Ancient Love The details are stunningly scupltured = finest modelling Manufactory: Meissen Dating: made circa 1870 Hallmarked: Meissen Mark with Pommels on Hilts (19th century) First quality model number A 46 / former's number 40 / painter's number 1 Material: multicolored porcelain, partially golden painted, glossy finish Technique: handmade porcelain Style: Rococo Design: Johann Joachim Kaendler (1706-1775) Since 1731 sculptor at Meissen manufactory, he is one of the best modellers Meissen manufactory ever had. Kaendler designed the group 'Ancient Love / The Legacy Hunter' circa 1765.   First quality Specifications: An old woman having sat down on an upholstered Rococo chair is courted / wooed by a gallant man who kisses back of her right hand. Next to man's feet there is a little satyr with a gnome's features visible: It holds some documents in both hands - these paper sheets have been drawn of a half-open casket being visible on earth. A small money box is visible on woman's lap. The figurines are excellently coloured in various shades. The details - look for example at the figurine's characteristic features, please, - are excellently modelled: These facts indicate the highest quality of work here. The figurines are based on flat support depicting earthy-rocky ground. Measures: height: 15.0 cm (= 5.90 inches) width: 15.0 cm (= 5.90 inches) depth: 10.0 cm (= 3.93 inches) Bibliography: -- Thomas & Sabine Bergmann, Meissen-Figures, model numbers A 1 - Z 99, Erlangen (Germany) 2014, page 24 / catalogue number 7 Condition: Excellent / there aren't any damages existing.


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    there aren't any damages existing
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    H 5.90 in. x W 5.90 in. x D 3.93 in.H 14.99 cm x W 14.99 cm x D 9.99 cm
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    Vienna, AT
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