An exceptional Meissen porcelain plaque of 'The Ascension of Christ'
An exceptional Meissen porcelain plaque of 'The Ascension of Christ'

MEISSEN PORCELAIN (worked from 1710)

An exceptional Meissen porcelain plaque of 'The Ascension of Christ'

19th century Germany

Offered by Mayfair Gallery Ltd.

£18,000 gbp
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After Anton Raphael Mengs, German, 1728-1779
After the original 'The Ascension of Christ' altarpiece in Dresden Cathedral, by Anton Raphael Mengs, c. 1750
Anton Raphael Mengs was born in Bohemia. He was trained by his father Ismael Mengs. He first visited Rome in 1741 and spent much of his life there. He became court painter in Dresden in 1745. He was in Madrid from 1761 to 1771, in the service of Charles III of Spain.
Dimensions
Height 35.00 cm (13.78 inches)
Width 18.00 cm (7.09 inches)
Stock Code
11061
Medium
Porcelain
Signed/Inscribed
Blue crossed sword mark; scratch mark 1130 on reverse
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