Meissen porcelain antique group of Venus and Cupid

By Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (German, founded 1710)

£7,500

This mid-18th Century porcelain group captures a moment of intimacy between mother and son, emphasising the deities' more human characteristics.

 

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Description

Venus' robe decorated with gilt flowers, Cupid with a green cloak and gilt wings, the rocky base applied with leaves and flowers.

The underside with faded underglaze blue crossed swords mark.

Details

Artist / Maker
By Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (German, founded 1710)
Country of Origin
German
Date of Manufacture
c. 1750
Period
18th Century and Earlier
Style
Figurative Art, Mythological
Material
Porcelain
Colour
Brown, Gold, Green, White

Dimensions

Height
20 cm / 7.9 inches
Width
10.5 cm / 3.9 inches
Depth
13.5 cm / 5.1 inches

Reference:
007992

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