Very rare and important Antique Meissen bisque porcelain bust of Frederick Augustus I (1750 1827) King Saxony. The throne Elector Friedrich August III. (1750 - 1827) in 1768 fell into a historically significant period , the increasingly intertwined with each other in the States European powers system. After the defeat at Jena and Auerstedt in October 1806 - Saxons had fought on the side of Prussia - France concluded with Saxony in December the separate peace to Poznan. With the Elector of Württemberg , Bavaria and Westphalia Elector of Saxony was raised by Napoleon in 1806 to the king.
Franz Andreas Weger (1767 - 1834) had studied sculpture in Dresden and was inducted into the factory in 1802. He distinguished himself especially by the ability to create porcelain models to graphic and plastic templates. Please look at the same one in the Dresden museum. Measurements: 9 3/4" (25 cm) tall and 10 1/8" (28 cm) length. All clearly shown in the pictures.The item "Frederick Augustus I (1750 1827) King of Saxony Antique Meissen Porcelain Bust" is in sale since Thursday, October 2, 2014. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Other Antique Ceramics". The seller is "hourestate" and is located in Pikesville, Maryland. This item can be shipped worldwide.