A magnificent chandelier with twelve flames — Meissen, 2nd half of the 20th century




Kunstauktionshaus Schlosser


After the design by Johann Joachim Kaendler, 1762, for the New Palace in Potsdam as a commission from Frederick II of Prussia. Two-zoned construction on a baluster shaft, in the lower part a large bulging cul-de-lamp in the style of baroque incense lamps with a partly lattice-like openwork corpus and a hanging bas-de-lustre of a large flower arrangement, inserted eight candelabrum arms formed of two opposite C rocailles with leaf-like spouts and eaves bowls, suspended from the arms eight ''pendulum soques'' of flower bundles, the upper level corresponding, but only with four chandelier arms and smaller ''pendulum soques'', between them four ladies playing music on the shaft with their instruments or singing. canaries are sitting on three arms. Porcelain with polychrome painting and gold decoration. Several parts with underglazed blue sword mark, model number ''79045''. H. approx. 150 cm, Ø approx. 90 cm.

Im Nachverkauf zu unserer Sommer-Auktion am 28 & 29. Juli 2023
In aftersale of our Summer Auction on July 28 & 29



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