A Ludwigsburg allegorical group of 'The Seasons', circa 1770
Lot 156
A Ludwigsburg allegorical group of 'The Seasons', circa 1770
£1,500 - 2,000
US$ 2,500 - 3,400
Auction Details
A Ludwigsburg allegorical group of 'The Seasons', circa 1770
Lot Details
A Ludwigsburg allegorical group of 'The Seasons', circa 1770
Modelled by Johann Heinrich Schmidt, in the round, with two couples, each with their respective attributes of the season, seated on rockwork around a column surmounted by a vase issuing fruiting vines, the base edged with scrollwork heightened in purple and gilding, 17.5cm high, crowned CC monogram in underglaze-blue, incised n.3.0., painter's mark of a reversed S in red (some restoration)

Footnotes

  • Another example of this group is illustrated by H.D. Flach, Ludwigsburger Porzellan (1997), p. 500.
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