Antique Meissen porcelain plaque of Christ's ascension

By Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (German, founded 1710)

£18,000

This fine Meissen porcelain plaque is exceptional for its quality of naturalism, exhibiting figures that are depicted with the utmost precision.

 

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Description

After 'The Ascension of Christ' altarpiece, c. 1750 in Dresden Cathedral, by Anton Raphael Mengs (German, 1728-1779).

The reverse with underglaze blue crossed sword marks and scratch mark '1130'.

Details

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

Dimensions

Height
35 cm / 13.8 inches
Width
18 cm / 7.1 inches

Reference:
011061

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