Meissen Centrepiece Fruit Bowl The Three Charities Sculptured Figurines Model 2685 c.1870
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Meissen Centrepiece / Fruit Bowl, supported by three sculptured female figurines, depicting the Three Charities. Manufactory: Meissen. Hallmarked: Blue Meissen Sword Mark (glazed bottom). model number 2685 / former's number 148 / painter's number 38. FIRST QUALITY. Dating: 19th century / made circa 1870. Material: porcelain, glossy finish, multicolored painted. Technique: handmade porcelain. Style: Rococo. This Meissen Centrepiece is manufactured in most skilful manner, having a stalk with FEMALE FIGURINES SYMBOLIZING THE THREE CHARITIES: There is a ROUND RETICULATED BOWL WITH GOLDEN PAINTINGS existing / the bowl is attached to an excellent stalk which is decorated with sculptured flowers' blossoms with leaves growing out from ground. The stalk of centrepiece is embraced by three women who are apparently 'THE THREE CHARITES' being well known from Greek Ancient World - these are: Aglaia ('The Splendid One'), Euphrosyne ('The Cheerfulness'), Thalia ('The Pleasure'), all of them of stunning appearance, being semi-nude (their naked bodies are partially covered with cloths). The female figurines stand on round base decorated with Rocaille ornaments.
Place of origin:
30.5H x 24.5DI
12,01H x 9,65DI
Creator / Artist:
Excellent; there aren't any damages existing