London, South Kensington
17 August 2016
A MEISSEN FIGURE OF JULIUS CAESAR FROM 'THE FOUR MONARCHIES SERIES'
CIRCA 1770, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK AND CROSS MARK, INCISED 70
Modelled by J. J. Kändler, representing Rome and its Empire, wearing a laurel-wreath and cloak, a mythical beast at his side
7 ½ in. (19 cm.) high
Anonymous sale; Christie's, Amsterdam, 30 October 2001, lot 364.
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For the model see Dr. E. Pauls-Eisenbeiss, German Porcelain of the 18th century Volume I, London 1972, p.157.
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