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Meissen Mother Two Children Model 2379 by Johann Joachim Kaendler, circa 1870


Meissen most remarkable figurine group: mother with two children Measures / dimensions: Height: 6.89 inches / 17.5 cm Width: 5.90 inches / 15.0 cm Depth: 4.92 inches / 12.5 cm Manufactory: Meissen Hallmarked: Blue Meissen Sword Mark (bottom not glazed) First quality Dating: 19th century / made circa 1870 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 2379 created circa 1755. 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. Additionally, Kaendler made, too, excellent models of animal figurines as well as of stunningly decorated vases. Detailed description: It is a most lovely figurine group, depicting mother with two children: Mother having sat down on chair caresses baby child wearing feathered hat / baby holds a child's rattle in left hand. A little girl having taken place on a stool supports itself on mother / she seizes a toy, too. The three figurines mentioned here are clad in elegant Rococo garments (bodice dress and cap). So-said earthen base with Rocaille ornaments existing. Bibliography: SABINE & THOMAS BERGMANN, Meissen Figures, model numbers 1 - 3000, Erlangen / Germany 2017, page 40, catalogue number 1065 Condition: Excellent (there aren't any damages existing).


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    Excellent. there aren't any damages & any imperfections existing.
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    H 6.89 in. x W 5.90 in. x D 4.92 in.

    H 17.51 cm x W 14.99 cm x D 12.5 cm

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    Vienna, AT
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