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Meissen Figurines Ceres and Three Cherubs Agriculture Model D 3 Acier circa 1870

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Meissen Most Remarkable Figurines Roman Goddess Of Agriculture (= Ceres) With Three Cherubs: Allegory Of Agriculture, designed by Michel Victor Acier (1736-1799) / modelled 1770 Size: Height 7.28 inches / 18.5 cm Width 5.70 inches / 14.5 cm Depth 3.81 inches / 9.7 cm Manufactory: Meissen Hallmarked: Blue Meissen Sword Mark First quality model number D 3 / former's number 122 / painter's sign visible First quality Dating: circa 1870 Material: porcelain, glossy finish, multicolored painted Technique: handmade porcelain Style: Rococo Modelled by: Michel Victor Acier (1736-1799) Acier was born in 1736 at Versailles, he was trained as sculptor in Paris; the sculptor went to porcelain manufactory of Meissen in the year 1762: The artist created many excellent figurine groups in Watteau style.  Finally Acier went as Royal Saxon Model Master to Dresden in the year 1780. Detailed description: CERES (= ROMAN GODDESS OF AGRICULTURE) ACCOMPANIED BY THREE CHERUBS: ALLEGORY OF AGRICULTURE The goddess holding a sickle as well as ears of corn is overseeing three cherubs which are busy with some work: -- a cherub is handling with plough - plow -- a second one is balancing on head a basket filled with fruits -- a third one sleeps on earth, having become tired from summer's heat... -- the figurines are based on oval support decorated with Rocaille ornaments Bibliography: Sabine & Thomas Bergmann, Meissener Figuren / Meissen Figures, Bergmann (Erlangen, Germany) 2014, catalogue number 340 on page 177. Condition: very good (there aren't any damages existing).

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    H 7.28 in. x W 5.70 in. x D 3.81 in.H 18.5 cm x W 14.48 cm x D 9.68 cm
  • Seller Location
    Vienna, AT
  • Reference Number
    LU1014415888332
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