Lot 1121. Rare Statuette of August the Strong

Starting price:€ 17 000
Auction date:01.12.2018   12:00
ID 139241
Lot 1121Rare Statuette of August the Strong
as a Roman EmperorBöttger porcelain. On a square plinth in the proud posture, with envisioned, the right leg and a raised Laurel wreath bekröntem main of August am II., elector of Saxony and king of Poland, as a Roman Emperor in a sheet of ornamented breastplate over a green knee skirt with lace-up sandals, covered by a large fold to the back on the floor, wall, purple Royal robe. With the left Hand to the chest covering, in the Right hand the Marshal's baton holding. Polychrome painting with a rich gold decor. Design By Johann Joachim Kretzschmar. H. 10,5 cm.Extremely rare in China, almost exclusively in Böttger stoneware out Statuette, which is found in two variants, with the "Romanesque" or "Teütscher clothes". Originally as part of a chess game-designed character is a visible majestic Habitus, in the Moment of the energetic-dynamic progression of the Regent played. The overly large fabric modeled Royal robe, the Marshal's baton, as well as the main bekrönende Laurel wreath are adapted, but unmistakable signs of a high-level office or a ruler and legitimize the Status and Dignity of Augustus the Strong. In different, by Johann Joachim Kaendler designed porcelain figures, also, his successor, Augustus III had to 1733 in just such a expressive attitude to portray. Cf. Kat. Berling, p. 38, with Fig. 60.; Slg. Spitzner, no. 7; state art collection, Dresden, Inv. no.: PE 3797.A figurine of August the Strong as Roman Emperor, modelled by Johann Joachim Kretzschmar.Meissen. Around 1715 - 1720.

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