Antique 19thc Meissen Germany porcelain figure group Allegorical SENSES SIGHT
A MEISSEN PAINTED PORCELAIN ALLEGORICAL FIGURAL GROUP, UNDERGLAZE BLUE MARK, INCISED NUMBERS, 19TH CENTURY, representing the sense of sight, modeled as a mythological goddess wearing a billowing cloak and using a telescope pointed skyward while holding a framed mirror with her other arm, standing on a shaped stylized groundwork base detailed with a discarded magnifying glass, flanked by a spread winged eagle opposite a putto holding aloft a pair of eyeglasses in one hand and a lantern in the other, within "C" scroll and rocaille detailed trim centering a an open eye and raised on similarly shaped feet, reversing to an underside with only underglaze crossed swords mark circa 19thc. Paper label from dealer stating circa 1830-60. Height: 11" Width: 7" Depth: 4 1/2 Condition notes: Appears perfect but under ultraviolet light showing areas of professional restoration to figures right finger, eagles left wing, and cherubs body and hand and lantern strap. The item "Antique 19thc Meissen Germany porcelain figure group Allegorical SENSES SIGHT" is in sale since Monday, August 12, 2019.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Figurines". The seller is "intagliogallery" and is located in Woodstock, Georgia. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.
- Age: Mid 19th c
- Maker: MEISSEN
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Country/Region of Origin: Germany