A MEISSEN FIGURE OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT EMBLEMATIC OF GREECE from the series of the Monarchies, after the model by J.J. Kändler, in a helmet, puce cloak, gilt and white breast-plate, turquoise tunic and iron-red sandals, standing with the four-headed Cerberus at his side on a scroll-moulded mound base (right arm a restored replacement, restoration to helmet, tunic and hilt, chips to cloak and leaves), blue crossed swords mark, incised B 77. to back of base, circa 1770, 19cm. high ; and a Meissen group of two putti, one playing the flute and the other holding a heart, on a rectangular base (one arm broken and restored, restoration to mouthpiece of flute and flakes and restoration to enamels), blue crossed swords mark to back of base, circa 1750

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A MEISSEN FIGURE OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT EMBLEMATIC OF GREECE from the series of the Monarchies, after the model by J.J. Kändler, in a helmet, puce cloak, gilt and white breast-plate, turquoise tunic and iron-red sandals, standing with the four-headed Cerberus at his side on a scroll-moulded mound base (right arm a restored replacement, restoration to helmet, tunic and hilt, chips to cloak and leaves), blue crossed swords mark, incised B 77. to back of base, circa 1770, 19cm. high ; and a Meissen group of two putti, one playing the flute and the other holding a heart, on a rectangular base (one arm broken and restored, restoration to mouthpiece of flute and flakes and restoration to enamels), blue crossed swords mark to back of base, circa 1750
11cm. high (2)

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Cf. Dr. Erika Pauls-Eisenbeiss, German Porcelain, vol. I, pl. 156 where reference is made to Kändler's work record for this figure
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