Porcelain Box with Fighting Scene by Meissen

  • This rare casket by the Meissen Porcelain Manufactory displays extraordinary porcelain artistry
  • The hand-painted classical tableaux featuring battle scenes and bathers adorns each side
  • Gilt mounting beautifully complements the vibrant colors and intricate details
  • To find a box of Meissen porcelain, considered the "white gold" of Europe, is truly exceptional
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Item No. 29-2473

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Incredible hand-painted bas-relief scenes cover this magnificent Meissen porcelain casket. Displaying a furious battle, bathers and torture, all witnessed, and possibly influenced, by hovering gods, this casket is a celebration of classical design and principles. Meissen is renowned for the exceptional quality and intricate detail of its porcelain. Known as the “white gold” of Europe, Meissen porcelain was coveted by royalty and heads of state for centuries. A piece such as this, of such monumental size and artistry, would certainly have been made for a most affluent customer. Features Meissen blue underglaze crossed swords mark.

Circa 1870

9 ¼” wide x 5 ½” deep x 5 ¾” high
Porcelain Box with Fighting Scene by Meissen
Maker: Meissen
Period: 18th Century
Origin: Germany
Type: Boxes
Depth: 5.5 Inches
Width: 9.25 Inches
Height: 5.75 Inches

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