9579 A Colourful Meissen Porcelain Dancing Group of the Dance Master & Dancers
Ref 9579: A Colourful Meissen Porcelain Dancing Group of the Dance Master and Dancers, Circa 1870-80. The highly decorative 19th century Meissen group with happy dancing figures, with the dance master to centre of group, all in colourful outfits, the modeller catching the mood and movement of the dancers, Meissen crossed swords to base, Meissen c1870-80. Height 9 in (23 cm), length of base 6.75 in (17.5cm), width 5.25 in (13cm). Meissen Porcelain or Meissen China was the first European hard-paste porcelain. It was developed starting in 1708 by Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus. After his death that October, Johann Friedrich Böttger. Continued von Tschirnhaus's work and brought porcelain to the market. The production of porcelain at Meissen.
Started in 1710 and attracted artists and artisans to establish one of the most famous porcelain manufacturers known throughout the world. The crossed swords, was introduced in 1720 to protect its production; the mark of the swords is one of the oldest trademarks. Please note: rare pieces of porcelain over 120 years old with intricate applied decoration might have had tiny chips to applied decoration restored. The item "9579 A Colourful Meissen Porcelain Dancing Group of the Dance Master & Dancers" is in sale since Friday, January 31, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Figurines".
The seller is "warschawsky" and is located in San Pedro Alcantara. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Style: Neo-Classical
- Age: 1850-1899
- Maker: MEISSEN
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Color: Multi-Color
- Country/Region of Origin: Germany
- Primary Material: Ceramic
- Type: Figurines & Statues