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Johann Joachim Kaendler: A Figure of a Gardener's Child with Drum


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

A Figure of a Gardener's Child with Drum


Lot-No. 652 | Proceeds: 1.100,00 €

Meissen, designed 1760, made soon after. Standing on a base with sculptural flowers, wearing pink breeches and a vest with floral pattern. Crossed swords mark at the unglazed bottom. Prof. rest. H. 13,5 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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