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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION.

A Meissen porcelain mythological figure group, ‘The Parcae’, 19th century
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 6,875 GBP
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722

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION.

A Meissen porcelain mythological figure group, ‘The Parcae’, 19th century
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 6,875 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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A Meissen porcelain mythological figure group, ‘The Parcae’, 19th century
after the 1774 model by J.J. Kändler, elaborately conceived with five figures standing upon a rockwork ledge, upon a spreading neo-classical moulded foot, formed of two sections, crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, incised marks 'No 33.', painter's mark '16.' in iron-red,
37cm., 14 1/2 in. high
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Catalogue Note

This model was originally conceived in 1774 and was delivered to Russia as part of a large order for Catherine the Great. Here Saturn, represents Time and restrains Atropos from cutting the thread of life, the putto brings flax so that the life of the Empress may be lengthened.

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