figure group

manufacturer: Meissen porcelain factory (German, estab. 1710)

circa 1845-1850
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Object Detail

figure group modelled in the round depicting a Bacchanalian scene with Bacchus in centre draped in leopard skin and sandals. He holds a stemmed goblet in his right hand into which a female attendant pours wine. A second attendant to his left hold aloft a garland of flowers. they are surrounded by musical instruments, fruit, putti and, at rear, a puma or lioness.

Mythological Group with Young Bacchus, a couple of Maenads, children of Bacchus, paraphernalia and dog.
Maker and role
manufacturer: Meissen porcelain factory (German, estab. 1710)
Production place
Meissen, Germany
Production date
circa 1845-1850
Media description
porcelain, polychrome enamel decoration
359 x 279 x 355 mm
crossed swords mark (on rock).
Credit line
Foundation Collection, 1989
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through a significant donation from the OPENING DOORS fund, the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection, and Digitisation Champion Christine Bell
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