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A porcelain figure 'Rape of Proserpine'

Johann Joachim Kaendler (Fischbach/Sachsen 1706 - Meißen 1775)


A porcelain figure 'Rape of Proserpine'

Lot-No. 382

Proceeds : 500,00 €


Meissen, around 1860. The model around 1750. Polychrome paint. Model's no. '1919'. Crossed swords mark. Rest. H. 19 cm. - German porcelain modeller and sculptor, taught by the sculptor Thomae in Dresden, whose baroque influence is especially visible in his animal figures, in 1731 appointed court sculptor by August the Strong, at the same time beginning his work for porcelain manufacture Meissen, which he directs for many years, his works are among the highlights of early European porcelain.

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Johann Joachim Kaendler: A porcelain figure 'Rape of Proserpine'


Johann Joachim Kaendler (Fischbach/Sachsen 1706 - Meißen 1775)

A porcelain figure 'Rape of Proserpine'

Lot-No. 382

Proceeds : 500,00 €

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Meissen, around 1860. The model around 1750. Polychrome paint. Model's no. '1919'. Crossed swords mark. Rest. H. 19 cm. - German porcelain modeller and sculptor, taught by the sculptor Thomae in Dresden, whose baroque influence is especially visible in his animal figures, in 1731 appointed court sculptor by August the Strong, at the same time beginning his work for porcelain manufacture Meissen, which he directs for many years, his works are among the highlights of early European porcelain.

A porcelain figure 'Rape of Proserpine'