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    Sale 7731

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 88

    A MEISSEN PORCELAIN GILT-METAL MOUNTED GROUP OF PUTTI EMBLEMATIC OF PAINTING AND SCULPTURE

    CIRCA 1750, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS TO EDGE OF BASE, THE GILT-METAL MOUNT PROBABLY LATER

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN PORCELAIN GILT-METAL MOUNTED GROUP OF PUTTI EMBLEMATIC OF PAINTING AND SCULPTURE
    CIRCA 1750, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS TO EDGE OF BASE, THE GILT-METAL MOUNT PROBABLY LATER
    Modelled by J.J. Kändler, with one putto chiselling a stone bust, the other holding a painter's palette, on a rocky mound applied with flowers, supported on a pierced acanthus and ribbon-moulded gilt-metal base (chipping to paint brushes, two hairline cracks running from footrim up into rocky mound, slight wear to gilding)
    13 5/8 in. (34.7 cm.) high


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    A similar example was sold in these Rooms on 18 December 2006, lot 57.

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