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Meissen Group Six Figurines Gardeners Musicians, Acier Model D 96, circa 1870

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Meissen gorgeous and huge group of Gardener Figurines making music (GARDENER MUSICIANS) assembled around a high tree. Size: Height 48 cm (= 18.89 inches) Diameter of base 22 cm (= 8.66 inches) Manufactory: Meissen Hallmarked: Blue Meissen Sword Mark (underglazed) First quality Model number D 96 / painter's number 53 / former's number 111 Dating: made circa 1870 Material: porcelain, glossy finish, multicolored painted Technique: handmade porcelain Style: Rococo, designed by Michael Victor Acier (1736 - 1799) / modelled circa 1772 Specifications: There are Six figurines gathered around a leafy tree existing: Six human ones making music or dancing and - additionally - one animal. - A lovely dancing couple is situated at frontside - in front of rock - At top of mentioned rock there is a couple making music visible: The woman plays the hurdy-gurdy / her male companion holds bagpipes. - A couple has sat down at backside of rocky base: They are busy with having a meal - the woman seizes a plate with food whilst the man pours red wine into a beaker held by his female companion. - A lovely dog supporting itself at rocky base watches the musicians situated at top of rock. The figurine group is based on round support with golden painted frieze decoration. All figurines are clad in finest Rococo garments which details are excellently modelled / please look for example at the men's jackets and vests or at the women's gowns, further at the figurines' handsome features and note, please, the elegant impression of ensemble deriving from Highest quality of modelling! Bibliography: Thomas & Sabine Bergmann, Meissen Figurines of Models A1 - Z99, Erlangen/Germany 2014, catalogue number 91 on page 60 Attention: A part of tree's trunk is attached by a brass pike fixated at lower part of trunk - this fact is a technical necessity created by Meissen modellers, arisen by the tree's remarkable size ! Condition: Very good / there aren't any damages existing / there have been done only a few restorations at some petals of leaves which aren't visible with naked eye. Please note: The actual price of this figurine's group at Meissen manufactory amounts nowadays to circa USD $ 32.000.- !

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  • Condition Details
    there aren't any damages existing / there have been done only a few restorations at some petals of leaves which aren't visible with naked eye
  • Dimensions
    H 18.89 in. x Dm 8.66 in.H 47.99 cm x Dm 22 cm
  • Diameter
    8.66 in. (22 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Vienna, AT
  • Reference Number
    LU1014415341512
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