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19th Century Meissen Porcelain Group Of 'silenus + Ass'


£2,500 | $3,066 USD | €2,883 EUR
Item Number: SA883478
Date of manufacture: 1880
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Patrick Moorhead Antiques
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19th Century Meissen Porcelain group 'Silenus on an Ass' wonderful bold colour, underglaze blue crossed swords to the base. In Greek mythology, Ancient Greek: Romanized: Seilenůs was a companion and tutor to the wine god Dionysus. He is typically older than the satyrs of the Dionysian retinue and sometimes considerably older, in which case he may be referred to as a Papposilenus. Silenus presides over other daemones and is related to musical creativity, prophetic ecstasy, drunken joy, drunken dances and gestures.
Internal Ref: Batch 62 58078 YCKN

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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1880.


Height = 23 cm (9.1")
Width = 22 cm (8.7")
Depth = 11 cm (4.3")

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Patrick Moorhead Antiques
Spring Gardens
76 Church Street
East Sussex
United Kingdom

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