Meissen Pair of Kaendler Potpourri Lidded Vases Decorations, circa 1850 For Sale
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Meissen Pair of Kaendler Potpourri Lidded Vases Decorations, circa 1850

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Meissen gorgeous quite rare items: a pair of potpourri lidded vases with abundant sculptured decorations as well as with nicest Watteau paintings. Measures: Total height: 35.0 cm (13.77 inches) lid included. Total width: 22.0 cm ( 8.66 inches) Manufactory: Meissen Hallmarked: Blue Meissen Sword Mark (underglazed) First quality model number 2711 former's number 123 Dating: made, circa 1850-1860 Material: porcelain, glossy finish, multicolored painted Technique: handmade porcelain Style: Rococo Style Designer:  Johann Joachim Kaendler (Born In 1706 Near Dresden / Germany - Died 1775 In Meissen). Model 2711 created in year 1760. 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, etc. Additionally, Kaendler made, too, excellent models of animal figurines as well as of stunningly decorated vases. Detailed description: Subject: A pair of lidded potpourri vases, of finest manufacturing quality (= painted pictures of watteau style and abundant sculptured decorations: cherubs, flowers and fruits) The vases' form type is that of a reversed pear to which handles shaped as leaves of palm tree are attached. The lids are of very interesting appearance, too / the decorations are of gorgeous quality. The vases are made in following manner: Form type: reversed pear paintings of highest quality: gallant couples of Watteau style at front sides (noblemen accompanied by elegant noble ladies, all of them clad in finest rococo garments and situated in romantic garden landscape) the vases' backsides are painted with stunning flower bundles of various flower's blossoms such as rose flower, dahlia flower, tulip flower, forget-me-notch, poppy flower etc. Additionally, the vases' lateral sides are decorated with paintings of small strewn flowers' patterns. Abundant sculptured decorations existing: The pictures are framed with garlands consisting of various fruits and large flowers' blossoms of stunning appearance. Sculptured figurines - each of the vases is decorated with two cherubs - are attached to vases' round base. Finally, the vases' lid is topped up by a gorgeous egg-shaped sculptured flower arrangement. Bibliography: Sabine & Thomas Bergmann, Meissener Figuren / Meissen Figures, Model Numbers 1 - 3000, Erlangen (Germany) 2017, page 703 (catalogue number 2568) Condition: Excellent (there aren't any damages existing / some small excellently made restorations have been done at a few tips of flowers' blossoms - the tiny repairs aren't visible with naked eye).

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  • Condition Details
    there aren't any damages existing / some small excellently made restorations have been done at a few tips of flowers' blossoms - the tiny repairs aren't visible with naked eye
  • Dimensions

    H 13.77 in. x Dm 8.66 in.

    H 34.98 cm x Dm 22 cm

  • Diameter
    8.66 in. (22 cm)
  • Seller location
    Vienna, AT
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference number
    LU101447287863

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