Two Meissen porcelain groups representing the triumph of Luna and the triumph of Phoebus Apollo

Two Meissen porcelain groups representing the triumph of Luna and the triumph of Phoebus Apollo

Two large, facing groups; each fired in three connecting pieces. Blue crossed swords mark, model nos. 14. and 3, impressed numbers. Restorations and minor losses. Luna H 29.5, Phoebus H 29.7 cm.
Late 19th C., the models by Johann Joachim Kaendler, 1772 - 73.

Literature

The original groups were made for the great Russian order which was displayed in Oranienbaum Palace, now Lomonossow (cat. Meißen für die Zaren, Munich 2004, p. 110 ff). Only fragments of the groups made for Tsarina Catherine II exist today.

Lot 552 Dα

Estimate:
5.000 € - 6.000 €

Result:
18.600 €