A Meissen figure of a river god circa 1750

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Lot 12*
A Meissen figure of a river god
circa 1750

Sold for £ 840 (US$ 1,048) inc. premium
A Meissen figure of a river god
circa 1750
modelled as a muscular male nude with a flowing beard seated leaning on a large urn spurting water, wearing only blue-sprigged drapery and a wreath, his legs outstretched on the shaped rocky base, a paddle in his right hand, the base applied with sprouting reeds and shells, the sides with gilt scroll-edged flower spray cartouches and rockwork, 18.5cm wide, very faint crossed swords mark, incised 683 (minor restoration)
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