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A MEISSEN PORCELAIN EWER EMBLEMATIC OF FIRE
A MEISSEN PORCELAIN EWER EMBLEMATIC OF FIRE

LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED MODEL NO. 310., PRESSNUMMER 147, AFTER THE MODEL BY J.J. KÄNDLER

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A MEISSEN PORCELAIN EWER EMBLEMATIC OF FIRE
LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED MODEL NO. 310., PRESSNUMMER 147, AFTER THE MODEL BY J.J. KÄNDLER
Of flattened baluster form with dragon handle, the body molded in relief with an erupting volcano and wild animals escaping from a forest fire, a figure of Vulcan carrying bellows seated on the shoulder and a woman applied to the side, the foot with a putto carrying flames
24 ½ in. (62.2 cm.) high

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The present ewers are after the set emblematic of the four elements modeled in 1741 by Johann Joachim Kändler specifically as a diplomatic gift to Louis XV.

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