Poseidon and Amphitrite

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Poseidon and Amphitrite

Three figures on a tall rocaille base with a crooked tree. Amphitrite is depicted in a floral dress and a scale pattern bodice, Neptune with a crown of reeds and purple drapery. At their feet, a winged putto pours water out of an urn. Blue bindenschild mark, embossers mark F. The trident broken (included), inconspicuous chips. H 30.5 cm.
Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, circa 1750.


Private collection, Palatinate, acquired from Bednarczyk in Vienna in 1970.


Cf. cat. Zeremonien Feste Kostüme, Vienna 2010, no. 41, p. 52. Alongside the white version in the Umeleckoprumyslové museum in Prague (inv. no. 79.289), there is also a polychrome version in the Victoria & Albert Museum in London (inv. no. 48-1872).
Cf. also Ahrens, Sammlung Faltus. Wiener Porzellanfiguren des Rokoko, Vienna 2017, p. 312, inv. no. 245. Annette Ahrens mentions two additional polychrome versions in St. Petersburg and Brno.

Lot 51 Dα

2.000 € - 3.000 €

2.250 €