Meissen Tall Cupid Figurine Dove of Peace Love Letter M 115 Johann Pollak For Sale
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Meissen Tall Cupid Figurine Dove of Peace Love Letter M 115 Johann Pollak

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Meissen tall Cupid figurine: Cherub holding a dove of peace with love letter The details are stunningly sculptured = finest modelling Manufactory: Meissen Dating: Made 1880-1890 Hallmarked: Meissen mark with pommels on hilts (latest 19th century) First quality Model number M 115 / former's number 6 Material: Multicolored porcelain, partially golden painted, glossy finish Technique: Handmade porcelain Style: Rococo Design: Johann Pollak (1843 - 1917). The sculptor had studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich (Germany) / he was active as Professor there in later period. The artist was educated as sculptor, wood carver and painter. - Pollak's works were internationally esteemed since he had gotten orders deriving from most important towns such as Rome, Paris, Brussels, London and Chicago / he was even active in India. - The model M 115 was created, circa 1880.   First quality Specifications: The boyish naked and tall winged cherub holds up a dove of peace which wears a love letter (obviously the dove has to fly away in order to deliver its message) / beyond that, amor cherub seizes a burning heart whereas a quiver filled with arrows of love is attached to figurine's right hip. The figurine is based on rocky ground as well as supported by round base. Measures: Height: 12.20 inches (31.0 cm) Diameter of base: 5.90 inches (15.0 cm) Bibliography: Thomas Bergmann, Erlangen / Germany 2010, The Art of Meissen Figures, model numbers A 100 to Z 300, page 88, catalogue number 1607 Condition: Excellent / there aren't any damages existing.

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  • Creator
    Johann Pollak (Sculptor)
  • Production time
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  • Materials and techniques
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions

    H 12.20 in. x Dm 5.90 in.

    H 30.99 cm x Dm 14.99 cm

  • Diameter
    5.90 in. (14.99 cm)
  • Seller location
    Vienna, AT
  • Reference number
    LU1014412157403

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