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An assembled pair of Ludwigsburg Bacchanalian groups
circa 1770
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 3,600 USD
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408
An assembled pair of Ludwigsburg Bacchanalian groups
circa 1770
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 3,600 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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An assembled pair of Ludwigsburg Bacchanalian groups
circa 1770
modelled by Johann Christian Friedrich Wilhelm Beyer  and Johann Adam Bauer, the first with a nymph reclining beside a satyr, the second with a faun and nymph engaged in a kiss, a satyr beside them, each group raised on a rocky base before an obelisk molded in relief with colorful trophies suspended from pink ribbon, crowned interlaced C's mark in underglaze-blue. Some minor restoration, enamel colors of the trophies on the obelisk of the second group added later, one ball finial lacking.  
length 10 1/4 in.
26 cm
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Provenance

Lempertz, Cologne;
A. Seligmann, Rey & Co., Inc., New York;
Collection of William Randolph Hearst, New York;
Property of a Chile Private Collector, sold, Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, January 17, 1964, lots 243 and 244

Catalogue Note

For illustrations of both models see Hans Deiter Flach, Ludwigsburger Porzellan, p. 519, nos. 124 and 126, and p. 81, for the attributions to Beyer and Bauer. A similarly colored group was sold at Sotheby's, London, July 16, 1991, lot 94.

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