A MEISSEN GROUP OF EUROPA AND THE BULL CIRCA 1750
A MEISSEN GROUP OF EUROPA AND THE BULL CIRCA 1750
A MEISSEN GROUP OF EUROPA AND THE BULL CIRCA 1750
A MEISSEN GROUP OF EUROPA AND THE BULL CIRCA 1750
A MEISSEN GROUP OF EUROPA AND THE BULL CIRCA 1750
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A MEISSEN GROUP OF EUROPA AND THE BULL CIRCA 1750

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD

A MEISSEN GROUP OF EUROPA AND THE BULL CIRCA 1750

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD

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Description

A MEISSEN GROUP OF EUROPA AND THE BULL CIRCA 1750


modeled by Johann Friedrich Eberlein, with Europa seated on the back of the bull and attended by two female figures, one placing a garland of flowers around the bull's neck, on a mound base applied with flowers and leaves, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue to edge of base at rear.

Height: 8⅝ in.

22 cm

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Cataloguing

Provenance

Chastel de la Howardie

Christie's London, October 11, 1976, lot 96

Angela Gräfin von Wallwitz, Munich, March 2006

Literature

von Wallwitz, 2006, pp. 162-5, cat. no. 29

Cassidy-Geiger, 2008, no. 55, p. 267, illus.

Selected Meissen and Other Ceramics from the Collection of Henry H. Arnhold
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