31 March 2008
A VOLKSTEDT ALLEGORICAL GROUP
Modelled as a gardener and companion wearing pale clothes, the gardener with a dog and offering his companion a bouquet, his companion with flowers in her apron, an upturned basket of flowers at her feet, before three trees on a grassy mound base enriched in green, yellow, puce and brown (his right arm and hand restored, rake lacking, restoration to base by his feet, element possibly lacking, chipping to flower in hand, trees and flowers with chipping, losses and repairs)
10 3/8 in. (26.3 cm.) high
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See Volkstedter Porzellan, 1760-1800, Thüringer Landesmuseum Heidecksburg, Rudolstadt, Exhibition Catalogue (1999), p. 42, pl. 1 for a similar example.
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