20 April 2010
A MEISSEN MYTHOLOGICAL CHARIOT GROUP OF MARS
LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED MODEL NO. 22, IMPRESSED 149 AND 92, GILT 74., AFTER THE MODEL BY J.J. KÄNDLER
The god of war wearing a plumed helmet, seated in a chariot drawn by prancing horses among clouds, accompanied by a putto playing the timpani, the stepped trefoil base molded with stiff-leaf tips and gilt scrolls above pink-lined arches
18 in. (45.7 cm.) wide, overall
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See note to lot 213. Also see Meissen für die Zaren, op. cit., p. 104, abb. 26 for an 18th century example of this model.
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