Meissen Triumph of Venus Model 127 Kaendler Kändler Johann Joachim made c. 1860

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Meissen most remarkable figurine group: Triumph of Venus

Measures / Dimensions:
Height: 13.77 inches / 35.0 cm
Width: 9.05 inches / 23.0 cm
Depth: 6.69 inches / 17.0 cm

Manufactory: Meissen
Hallmarked: Blue Meissen Sword Mark (glazed bottom)
First quality 
Dating: 19th century / made circa 1860-1870
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 127 created circa 1769.
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:
Triumph of Venus (Goddess of love)
The sculptured figurines are of finest appearance !
Venus supporting herself on cushion is accompanied by winged cherub (Amor) / both have taken place in a shell which is supported by three tritons: A triton is a sea god deriving from Greek mythology / the relating figurine is usually represented as a merman which has the upper body of a human whereas the lower body is modelled as tail of a fish. - The base is sculptured in a manner so that it is looking like a rock from which various waterfalls are pouring out.

Bibliography:
Sabine and Thomas Bergmann, Meissen figures, model numbers 1 - 3000, Erlangen / Germany 2017, page 594, catalogue number 2316

Condition:
Excellent (there aren't any damages existing).

Details

  • Condition
    Excellent. There aren't any damages existing.
  • Dimensions
    13.77 in. H x 9.05 in. W x 6.69 in. D
    35 cm H x 23 cm W x 17 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Vienna, Austria
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU101448446073
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