Meissen Pair of Lion and Lionesses modelled by J. J. Kaendler

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Meissen Pair of Lion and Lionesses modelled by J.J.Kaendler circa 1745

Meissen Pair of Lion and Lionesses modelled by J. J. Kaendler

Circa 1745

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Meissen Pair of Lion and Lionesses modelled by J. J. Kaendler

A fine Meissen Ewer. The lobed helmet-shaped body finely painted with a continuous landscape scene in the manner of C.F. Herold with Kauffahrtei scenes depicting figures of Oriental and European merchants and their wares by a quayside with ships and buildings in the distance, applied with a gilt-edged scroll handle, the lower section moulded as a shell, the lobed, flared foot painted with sprigs of deutsche Blumen within a gilt border, the inside rim with a border of elaborate gilt scrollwork.

Snuff box and cover in the Dresden collections painted with similar scenes is signed ‘C.F. Heroldt fecit’; illustrated by I. Menzhausen, Early Meissen Porcelain in Dresden, no. 68.

Circa 1740–1745

Mark
Crossed swords in underglaze blue.

Dimensions
Height: 8 ins. (20.2 cms.)

Item No. 521

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