Meissen Triumph of Venus Goddess of Love Model 127 by Kändler made c.1860

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MEISSEN MOST REMARKABLE FIGURINE GROUP: TRIUMPH OF VENUS. Manufactory: Meissen. Hallmarked: Blue Meissen Sword Mark (glazed bottom). FIRST QUALITY. Dating: 19th century / made circa 1860-70. 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. Kändler was chief sculptor at Meissen manufactory as from 1742 until the year 1775. He is the most famous modeller ever having been active in Meissen, having created superb vases as well as 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. | TRIUMPH OF VENUS (= GODDESS OF LOVE): 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 & THOMAS BERGMANN, Meissen Figures, model numbers 1 - 3000, Erlangen / Germany 2017, page 594, catalogue number 2316
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Dimensions (cm):
33.5H x 21W x 17D
Dimensions (inch):
13,19H x 8,27W x 6,69D
Creator / Artist:
Johann Joachim Kändler
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Excellent; there aren't any damages existing
Inventory ID:
57
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