MEISSEN HUGE EWER THE WATER FOUR ELEMENTS BY KAENDLER height 25.78 inches c.1860

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Meissen gorgeous as well as huge ewer:
It derives from a series of four elements- this ewer symbolizes water.
Dating: Made 19th century (circa 1860-1870).
Material: White porcelain, glossy finish, finest painting.
Technique: Handmade porcelain.

Designer:
Johann Joachim Kändler (1706-1775) / he 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 famous series such as Shepherd Figurines, Comedian's Children, Gardener Children (with Acier), Paris Town Criers (with Reinicke and Meyer) , Gallant Figurines, etc.

Kaendler designed this ewer (model 320), circa 1750.

Subject:
Huge ewer "WATER" from the Elements Series (= Air, Water, Earth, Fire).

This massive pitcher having large spout is abundantly decorated with sculputured figurines:

A lovely boyish ELFIN grasps the spout which is modelled of sea plants (reeds). Below the elfin, a garland is hanging down, made of sculptured shells, corals and flowers.
The seated figure of Neptun / Poseidon directing a chariot (= a four-horse cart) is attached to lateral side / the cart emerging from water isn't visible here, only the sculptured horses rise from water / Neptun has taken place in a shell.
A mermaid situated opposite the horses emerges from water, too: She points to a turtle swimming in water.
Finally, various sailing ships on sea are visible.

A very particular feature is the mentioned fact that the handle of this pitcher is shaped as sea plant (reeds) / the spout is shaped as shell. Additionally, the sea waves covering the pitcher's surface are modelled in raised relief. Some sculptured figurines of fish decorate ewer's base. Gorgeous appearance as well as excellent Meissen quality, delicate finest painting, superb modelling.

Measures / dimensions:
Height 25.78 inches,
width at greatest area 14.56 inches,
depth 9.055 inches.

Marks:
This Meissen ewer is marked by blue Meissen sword mark of 19th century (Meissen mark with pommels on hilts) / made circa 1860-1870 / first quality.

Model Number 320 / Painter's Number 49 / Former's Number 121.

Please note:
We're shipping worldwide, wrapped and packed in finest manner.
Caused by size and weight of this Meissen ewer overseas shipping can be done only by forwarding company: Many thanks for your attention ! Shipping price on request.

Condition:
Excellent / there aren't any damages existing / a few small restorations (= excellently done / not visible with naked eye) had been made.
Details
Creator
Johann Joachim Kaendler (Sculptor)
In the Style Of
Baroque
Place of Origin
Germany
Date of Manufacture
circa 1860
Period
1860-1869
Materials and Techniques
Painted   Porcelain
Glazed   Porcelain
Condition
Excellent. THERE AREN'T ANY DAMAGES EXISTING / a few small restorations (= excellently done / not visible with naked eye) had been made.
Dimensions
25.78 in. H x 14.56 in. W x 9.06 in. D
65 cm H x 37 cm W x 23 cm D
Dealer Location
Neubaugasse 40 ,Vienna, Austria
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU101445746693
Address
City-Antik
Plankengasse 2, Vienna, 1010
Neubaugasse 40 ,Vienna 1070
AT
+43 720116266
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