A Meissen porcelain allegorical group representing the flourishing trade in Russia

A Meissen porcelain allegorical group representing the flourishing trade in Russia

A detailed group before an obelisk, fired in two parts. Blue crossed swords mark, model no. C 18(?), impressed numbers. The rope and lower part of the caduceus restored. H 41.2 cm.
Late 19th C., the model by Michel Victor Acier, 1779 - 80.

This three-figure allegorical group is a later model of one of the seven large table centrepieces belonging to a service presented by Frederick August III to the Russian Prince Nikolai Wassiljewitsch Repnin in thanks for his successful diplomatic efforts during the Bavarian War of Succession.

Literature

Cf. the early, white glaze version in the Porzellansammlung in Dresden (cat. Meißen für die Zaren, Munich 2004, no. 214).

Lot 549 Dα

Estimate:
3.000 € - 4.000 €

Result:
10.540 €