Lot 13
  • 13

A FÜRSTENBURG MYTHOLOGICAL GROUP OF HERCULES, OMPHALE, AND CUPID circa 1770-75

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 USD
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Description

  • height 8 1/4 in.
  • 20.9 cm
modelled with Omphale in the center wearing a lion-skin between Hercules seated on one side and Cupid on the other holding his club, all on a rockwork base with painted flowers, underglaze-blue F. Minor restoration.

Catalogue Note

A similar group, attributed to modeller Anton Carl Luplau, is illustrated by Siegfried Ducret in Fürstenberger Porzellan III Figuren, p. 135, col. pl. 197.
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