• Christie's Interiors - Style & auction at Christies

    Sale 5925

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    17 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 483

    A MEISSEN 'ELEMENTS' EWER EMBLEMATIC OF WATER

    CIRCA 1880, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED 320 AND 50/68, AFTER A MODEL BY J.J. KÄNDLER

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN 'ELEMENTS' EWER EMBLEMATIC OF WATER
    CIRCA 1880, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED 320 AND 50/68, AFTER A MODEL BY J.J. KÄNDLER
    With a scroll handle formed from aquatic leaves tied with a ribbon and surmounted by a winged putto, the shell-moulded spout above a plain section painted with insects, the lower part moulded with a fleet of war ships among waves between figures of a mermaid and hippocampi below a figure of Neptune in a shell chariot, the foot moulded with bulrushes and applied with stylised dolphins
    24 in. (61 cm.) high


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