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.
Chastel de la Howardie
Christie's London, October 11, 1976, lot 96
Angela Gräfin von Wallwitz, Munich, March 2006
von Wallwitz, 2006, pp. 162-5, cat. no. 29
Cassidy-Geiger, 2008, no. 55, p. 267, illus.