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A Meissen-pattern porcelain group of putti allegorical of Music
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A Meissen-pattern porcelain group of putti allegorical of Music

SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

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A Meissen-pattern porcelain group of putti allegorical of Music
Second half 19th century
Gilt and painted in colours, after a model by J.J. Kaendler (1755), depicting a standing putto holding a music score flanked by another putto seated astride a fluted column and holding a pair of dividers, further with a putto playing the lute, upon oval base applied with rocailles and a Corinthian capital
31.4 cm. high
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Lot Essay

Cf. L.& Y. Adams, Meissen Portrait Figures, London, 1987, illustration p. 70 for the Meissen original.
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