Antique German miniature Meissen porcelain plaque

By Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (German, founded 1710)

£8,500

The diminutive size of this antique porcelain plaque does not detract from its high quality imagery, which takes inspiration from Classical mythology.

 

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Description

The plaque depicts a faun and nymph in a reeded setting on the water's edge, with two other figures surrounding and a boar to the foreground. The porcelain plaque is housed in a metal frame.

The plaque bears the crossed sword mark of the Meissen manufactory to the reverse.

Details

Artist / Maker
By Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (German, founded 1710)
Country of Origin
German
Date of Manufacture
19th Century
Period
19th Century
Style
Animal / Animalier, Figurative Art, Mythological
Material
Porcelain
Colour
Multi-coloured

Dimensions

Height
11 cm / 4.3 inches
Width
13.5 cm / 5.1 inches

Reference:
009414

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