Large Meissen Rococo style porcelain mirror

By Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (German, founded 1710)

£55,000

Crafted by the famous Meissen porcelain factory, this exceptional Rococo style mirror is elaborately decorated with modelled and painted flowers, birds, and cherubs.

 

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Description

The wall mirror features a porcelain rocaille shaped frame with an arched top and shaped crown. The mirror’s white porcelain frame is parcel gilt and elaborately decorated with colourfully painted encrusted sculptural motifs. These include stylised turquoise and light pink foliage, and richly coloured flowers with green leaves. Yellow canary birds and pink semi-nude cherubs decorate the sides and corners of the mirror’s frame. The mirror is surmounted by a multicoloured flower bouquet.

The porcelain is marked for Meissen beneath a porcelain mount.

Details

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

Dimensions

Height
137 cm / 53.9 inches
Width
85 cm / 33.5 inches
Depth
18 cm / 7.1 inches

Reference:
16152

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