11 June 2010
A MEISSEN GROUP OF CUPID AND PSYCHE
CIRCA 1765, PUCE PAINTER'S IX.
Modeled as embracing winged putti, on a rocaille base enriched in gilt and applied with flowers
7½ in. (19 cm.) wide
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For an example of this model in the Hermitage, see K. Butler, Meissener Porzellanplastik des 18. Jahrhunderts die Sammlung der Ermitage, Leningrad, 1977, fig. 227.
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