Meissen group of musical children, Kaendler, C. 1755
Meissen figure group of musical children, with a semi-clad girl & boy seated in a large yellow upholstered stool with gilt fringe & tassels, singing from an open book with musical notes and the title ‘Aria.’, with various instruments scattered around including a flute, an oboe, French horn, and a violin, the whole on a rococo scroll base. Small crossed swords in blue to the back, also impressed 16, attributed to Kandler, Circa 1755
small restorations, including; her arm, bow, tassle & scroll end.
18.5cm high; 17cm wide
This group belongs to a series of children in various playful poses, and would have been part of a large table decoration grouping. ref. Adams ‘Meissen Figures’ p116 & 117 for several related Kandler groups.