Classic Auction No. 708 from Berlin

Craftsmanship & Tradition: Meissen

2016-12-13T15:00:00.000Z2016-12-13T17:00:00.000ZBerlin & Onlinehttps://auctionata.com/en/s/1111/auction-craftsmanship-and-tradition-meissen-december-2016+++ If we receive your payment by December 14, the item(s) you ordered will be delivered by December 23 (only applicable within the EU). +++ Porcelain objects have always been very popular collectibles, and this auction is dedicated to one of the giants of European porcelain manufacture. Meissen was the first European company to develop hard-paste porcelain, in 1708, and its pieces remain highly desirable to collectors. --- Highlights of this collection include a figural group portraying an allegory of the four seasons, cast in the late 19th century, from a model created c.1760; a mantel clock, made in the mid-19th C., depicting Zeus, Chronos and Hephaistos; and a collection of 24 ‘Cris de Paris’ figures, from the famous cycle of the Paris Barker, representing the traders of the 18th century, made in the late 19th/early 20th century. Tuesday, December 13, 4:00 pm CET
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+++ If we receive your payment by December 14, the item(s) you ordered will be delivered by December 23 (only applicable within the EU). +++

Porcelain objects have always been very popular collectibles, and this auction is dedicated to one of the giants of European porcelain manufacture. Meissen was the first European company to develop hard-paste porcelain, in 1708, and its pieces remain highly desirable to collectors.
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Highlights of this collection include a figural group portraying an allegory of the four seasons, cast in the late 19th century, from a model created c.1760; a mantel clock, made in the mid-19th C., depicting Zeus, Chronos and Hephaistos; and a collection of 24 ‘Cris de Paris’ figures, from the famous cycle of the Paris Barker, representing the traders of the 18th century, made in the late 19th/early 20th century.

All items

1 | Meissen, Figural Group 'Allegory - The Four Seasons' 
  • Porcelain, polychrome and gold painted
  • Meissen, late 19th century
  • Porcelain Manufactory Meissen, established in 1710
  • Model: Johann Joachim Kaendler (1706-1775), circa 1760
  • Underglaze blue crossed sword mark, incised model mark 1068, repairer's number
  • Height: 14 cm
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7 | Meissen, Mantel Clock with Zeus, Chronos and Hephaistos, 19th C
  • Porcelain, painted polychrome and gold
  • Meissen, mid-19th century
  • Porcelain Manufactory Meissen, established in 1710
  • Japy Frères & Cie. – French clockmaker of the 19th century
  • Underglaze blue swords mark, painter’ s signet
  • Back plate signed ‘Japy Fréres et Cie.’ as well as numbered ‘6292’ and ‘4-11’
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14 | Meissen, Cupid Salutes with a Flag, Porcelain, Late 19th C.
  • Porcelain, polychrome on-glaze painting, parcel-gilt
  • Meissen, late 19th century
  • Porcelain Manufactory Meissen, established in 1710
  • Model: August Ringler (1837-1918)
  • Underglaze blue crossed swords mark, model number ‘O 191’, painter’s signet, and repairer’s number
  • Height: 17.3 cm
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20 | Meissen, Pair of Mirrors with Cupids, 2nd H. 19th C.
  • Porcelain, polychrome and gold painted, mirror glass, brass and bronze
  • Meissen, second half 19th century
  • Meissen porcelain factory, established in 1710
  • Model: Ernst August Leuteritz (1818-1893), 1849-51
  • Underglaze blue crossed swords mark, one mirror with not visible mark covered by the mounting
  • Fixed metal mountings with hinged stands
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25 | Meissen, Gallant Group of Figures with Birdcage, 2nd H. 19th C.
  • Porcelain, polychrome and gold painted
  • Meissen, second half 19th century
  • Porcelain Manufactory Meissen
  • Model: Michel Victor Acier (1736-1799), 1779
  • Underglaze blue swords mark, model no. G 22, impressed mark and painter's signet
  • Height: 19.5 cm
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34 | Meissen, Shepherd Group 'The Love Letter', Early 20th Century
  • Porcelain, polychrome and gold painted
  • Meissen, early 20. Jh.
  • Porcelain Manufactory Meissen, established in 1710
  • Model: Johann Joachim Kaendler (1706-1775), circa 1765
  • Underglaze blue crossed swords mark, incised model mark A 29, repairer's number, painter's mark
  • Height: c. 22 cm
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44 | Meissen, Porcelain Figure, Shepherdess with Lamb & Bar, 1961
  • Porcelain, polychrome painting, parcel-gilt
  • Meissen, 1961
  • Porcelain Manufactory Meissen, established in 1710
  • Model: Johann Joachim Kaendler (1706-1775), around 1750
  • Underglaze blue crossed swords mark, model number ‘1306’,  repairer’s number and year mark
  • Height: 25 cm
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48 | Meissen, Figural Group 'Children's Roundel', 2nd Half 19th C.
  • Porcelain, polychrome and gold painted
  • Meissen, 2nd half 19th century
  • Porcelain Manufactory Meissen, established in 1710
  • Model: Johann Joachim Kaendler (1706-1775), c. 1760
  • Underglaze blue crossed swords mark, incised model mark 2728, former's number
  • Two elegantly dressed Boys and two Girls dancing around an oak tree
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53 | Meissen, 24 Figures, ‘Cris de Paris‘, 19th/20th C.
  • Porcelain, painted polychrome and gold
  • Meissen, late 19th/early 20th century
  • Porcelain Manufactory Meissen, established in 1710
  • Model: Johann Joachim Kaendler (1706-1775), Peter Reinecke (1711-1768), c. 1750s
  • Underglaze blue swords marks, model numbers, impressed marks, partially painter’s signets
  • Heights: 12.5 cm to 15 cm
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58 | Meissen, Group of Figures ‘Die Zerbrochene Brücke’, 19th C.
  • Porcelain, painted polychrome and gold
  • Meissen, second half 19th century
  • Porcelain Manufactory Meissen, established in 1710
  • Model: Michel Victor Acier (1736-1799), c. 1777
  • Underglaze blue sword mark, model number ‘F.63’, impressed number and painter’s signet
  • Height: 25.4 cm
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64 | Meissen, Four Garden Children, Porcelain, 1774-1817
  • Porcelain, polychrome overglaze painting, parcel-gilt
  • Meissen, 1774-1817
  • Porcelain Manufactory Meissen, established in 1710
  • Model: Johann Joachim Kaendler (1706-1775), around 1767
  • Underglaze blue crossed swords mark with a star, a comma mark, and numbered
  • Model: B 60
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74 | Meissen, Potpourri Vase, Late 19th Century
  • Porcelain, polychrome and gold painted
  • Meissen, late 19th century
  • Meissen porcelain factory, established in 1710
  • Underglaze blue crossed swords mark, incised model mark 138
  • Height: 26 cm
  • Decorative vase with openworked body and applied sculptural blossoms and leaves
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77 | Meissen, Hentschel Art Nouveau Vase with Bleeding Heart, c.1900
  • Porcelain, glazed, painted polychrome
  • Meissen, c. 1900
  • Porcelain Manufactory Meissen, established in 1710
  • Model: Rudolf Hentschel (1869-1951), c. 1898
  • Underglaze blue swords mark, model number Q199 and impressed mark
  • Height: 23.5 cm
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80 | Meissen, Hausmalerei Cup and Beaker with Saucers, 1725-35
  • Porcelain, glazed, underglaze blue-painting, gilded
  • Meissen / Augsburg, 1725-35
  • Porcelain Manufactory Meissen, established in 1710
  • Underglaze blue sword mark, partially further underglaze blue markings
  • Gold painting by workshop Abraham Seuter, Augsburg
  • One cup with matching saucer
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    01 December 2016
    Lot 79 was withdrawn from the auction.

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