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Meissen Group Six Figurines Allegory of Earth by Acier Model D 83

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Meissen gorgeous & huge group of figurines which are Allegory of Earth assembled around a Lion's Figurine. Size: Height: 24.5 cm (= 9.64 inches) Width of base: 22.5 cm (= 8.85 inches) Depth of base: 17.0 cm (= 6.69 inches) Manufactory: Meissen Hallmarked: Blue Meissen Sword Mark (underglazed) First quality model number D 83 / painter's number 49 / former's number 65 Dating: made circa 1870 Material: porcelain, glossy finish, multicolored painted Technique: handmade porcelain Style: Rococo Designer: Michael Victor ACIER (1736-1799) / modelled 1775 . 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. Specifications: The earth- a handsome young lady being crowned - sits on a Lion which has spread itself on rocky base. Four children (cherubs) - three boys and a girl - surround the Earth. These figurines are busy with different activities: With raking, with presenting flowers to Earth as well as with collecting vegetables = the boyish child lying on ground at front side seizes a sickle / it supports itself on a basket filled with various vegetables. The Earth holds a cornucopia with fruits - this one is symbol of plenty as well as of wealth. The figurines and their fabrics are excellently coloured in various shades  / the flowers are stunningly sculptured as well as delicately painted, too. The figurines' features are of outstanding beauty, a fact which indicates the highest quality of modelling here ! The figurines are based on oval rocky support. Bibliography: Sabine & Thomas Bergmann, Meissen Figures of Models A1 - Z99, Erlangen/Germany 2014, catalogue number 255 on page 130 Condition: Very good / there aren't any damages existing / there have been done only a few restorations at some petals of leaves which aren't visible with naked eye.

Details

  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 9.64 in. (24.49 cm)Width: 8.85 in. (22.48 cm)Depth: 6.69 in. (17 cm)
  • Style
    Rococo (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1870
  • Condition
    there aren't any damages existing / there have been done only a few restorations at some petals of leaves which aren't visible with naked eye.
  • Seller Location
    Vienna, AT
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1014415388682

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