Expert Insights: Four Elements Porcelain Ewers by Meissen
Oct 22, 2020 | Rau Staff
This extremely rare and important set of Meissen ewers represents the Four Elements: Earth, Air, Water and Fire. Impressive in both size and artistry, they are among the most famous and spectacular examples of Meissen palace porcelain ever made. First introduced by legendary Meissen artist Johann Joachim Kandler around 1735, these outstanding designs endured for more than 100 years. Kandler was highly regarded for his allegorical representations, and the Four Elements represent the height of his achievements.