ORIGINAL MEISSEN FIGURINE GROUP – A BACCHANAL
It is manufactured in most skilful manner, A MOST INTERESTING MEISSEN FIGURINE GROUP :
The group is depicting a so-said BACCHANAL – which was a festival being a tribute to the Greek-Roman God of Wine DIONYSOS / BACCHUS:
These so-said “Bacchanalia” were drunken or riotous celebrations in ancient times.
The female nude is lying on ground / she supports herself on her bent left arm which is laid on a rock covered with stuff. Behind her there stands a handsome male faun clasping his hands in order to squeeze some grapes, their juice will run into a wine cup held by the lady nude’s right raised hand.
Further there are two lovely boyish fauns visible. One of them is playing a horn trumpet, the second one holds a Pan flute in its right hand. Behind the figurines there is a leafy tree visible.
The figurines are based on oval rocky support decorated with Rocaille ornaments as well as with leaves.
THIS MEISSEN FIGURINE GROUP IS OF STUNNING BEAUTY / IT IS QUITE RARE !
THE SUBJECT OF THIS MEISSEN ITEM BELONGS TO THE LARGE MEISSEN FIGURINE GROUPS OF SERIES OF MYTHOLOGY.
MEASURES / DIMENSIONS:
height: 9.4 inches
widht: 7.6 inches
THIS MEISSEN FIGURINE GROUP IS MARKED BY BLUE MEISSEN SWORD MARK (UNDERGLAZED) OF MIDDLE OF 19TH CENTURY
MADE CIRCA 1870
MODEL NUMBER D 63 | PAINTER’S NUMBER 67 | FORMER’S NUMBER 2
GOOD CONDITION – NO CHIPS, CRACKS OR REPAIRS
DATING: made circa 1870
MATERIAL: WHITE PORCELAIN, GLOSSY FINISH, FINEST PAINTING
TECHNIQUE: HANDMADE PORCELAIN