Lot 473. Rare Porcelain Figure 'Crimean Tartar'. Johann Joachim Kaendler

Starting price:€ 4 200
Auction date:28.04.2018   13:00
ID 59395
Lot 473Rare Porcelain Figure 'Crimean Tartar'. Johann Joachim Kaendler
Meissen, to 1750/55. Color-equipped. The figure belongs to a series of major nationality representations, the Kaendler, together with Peter Reinicke for Meissen created. The tartare is presented in a proud stance, with sword and bow armed. The figure is inspired by an engraving from the Ferriol in 1714 in Paris, ed. Band 'Recueil de cent estampes représentant differentes Nations du Levant'. August the Strong had a exh a in the colouring of the Deluxe edition of this volume, which is still kept today in the kupferstichkabinett in Dresden (cf. Cat.: A good figure, costume and Festival at the court in Dresden, kupferstich-Kabinett, Dresden, p. 89f.). Brand of the sword to the pedestal back. Min. Chip, arrow to the top restored, height 21.5 cm.
Johann Joachim Kaendler. Fischbach/Sachsen 1706 - Meißen 1775
Porcelain modeller and sculptor, after his apprenticeship at the sculptor Thomae in Dresden in 1731 of August the Strong, to the court sculptor to be appointed, at the same time, the beginning of the work for Meissen, particularly in the early porcelain animal groups, the influence of the Dresdner Baroque-sculpture, is shown led in a managerial position, the manufactory long years, his works are among the highlights of the early European porcelain art.
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