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Meissen the Four Seasons Model 1068 Johann Joachim Kaendler Made circa 1850-1860

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Meissen stunning figurine group: The Four Seasons Model 1068 Measures: Height 5.70 inches (= 14.5 cm) Width 5.90 inches (= 15.0 cm) Depth 4.72 inches (= 12.0 cm) Manufactory: Meissen Hallmarked: Blue Meissen Sword Mark (bottom not glazed) model number 1068 / former's number 28 / painter's sign existing First quality  Dating: 19th century / made circa 1850-1860 Material: porcelain, glossy finish, multicolored painted Technique: handmade porcelain Style: Rococo Modelled by: Johann Joachim Kaendler (born in 1706 near Dresden / Germany - died 1775 in Meissen). Model 1068 created circa 1748. Kaendler was chief sculptor at Meissen manufactory as from 1742 until the year 1775. He is the most famous modeller 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. Detailed description: Subject: Figurine group / The Four Seasons, four cherubs symbolizing fall - winter - spring - summer: ° A figurine wearing a wreath of flower blossoms as well as a flower in left hand (SPRING) ° A cherub holding ears of grain and a sickle (SUMMER) ° A figurine holding up a red wine glass and seizing a jar by left hand; beyond that, the cherub wearing a wreath of wine leaves on head sits on a wine cask (FALL / AUTUMN) ° Finally, the head of fourth cherub is covered by fur coat, holding a pot filled with embers (WINTER). The four figurines are supported by base edged by Rocaille ornaments.  Bibliography: Sabine & Thomas Bergmann, Meissen Figures, model numbers 1 - 3000 (Erlangen, Germany) 2017, catalogue number 1913 on page 405. Condition: Excellent (there aren't any damages existing).

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

    H 5.70 in. x W 5.90 in. x D 4.72 in.

    H 14.48 cm x W 14.99 cm x D 11.99 cm

  • Seller location
    Vienna, AT
  • Reference number
    LU101449085633

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