Set of two Meissen porcelain antique bottle stoppers

By Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (German, founded 1710)

£1,250

These figurative antique bottle stoppers are shaped in the form of male busts, imbuing the pair with a slightly surreal, yet intriguing, quality.

 

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Description

The porcelain heads are both styled as male figures, one wearing a hat and the other with a gold hair comb. The cork bottoms are attached to the porcelain with gilt bands.

The figures bear blue crossed sword marks of Meissen manufacturer.

The porcelain height: 4cm and 4.5cm
Overall height: 10 cm each.

Details

Artist / Maker
By Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (German, founded 1710)
Country of Origin
German
Date of Manufacture
c. 1880
Period
19th Century
Style
Bizarre, Figurative Art
Material
Porcelain
Colour
Green, Pink, White

Dimensions

Height
10 cm / 3.9 inches
Width
3 cm / 1.2 inches
Depth
4.5 cm / 1.6 inches

Reference:
009152

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