Large Meissen porcelain Rococo style centrepiece bowl

By Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (German, founded 1710)

£8,500

This superb porcelain centrepiece is by the celebrated porcelain manufacturer Meissen, and demonstrates the very best of German Rococo style design.

 

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Description

This fine Meissen porcelain centrepiece features a rockwork base edged with moulded scrollwork heightened in gilding, pink, and turquoise. The base rises to a shaft with a moulded scrollwork cartouche on each side painted with a floral spray and applied on the sides with flowers and a series of deftly formed putti emblematic of the seasons. The shaft is surmounted by a two-handled, pierced, shaped quatrelobe basket applied with flowers and painted with floral sprays within gilt scrollwork cartouches.

The piece was modelled by E. A. Leuteritz and features to the underside of the base crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, incised model number 605, impressed 148, and painter's number 28.

Details

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

Dimensions

Height
44 cm / 17.3 inches
Width
38 cm / 15 inches
Depth
29 cm / 11.4 inches

Reference:
16815

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