Vienna porcelain oval plaque. ‘Telemach u Mentor auf Calypso’.Date mark for 1820.

August 28, 2019 2:25 pm Published by

A fine and large Vienna porcelain oval plaque, dated 1820, and signed Jäger. Painted to the centre, with a mythological scene of Athena, disguised as Mentor, visiting Telemachus, whilst he is attended to by maidens with wine, flowers and fruit. Within a broad gilt border, adorned with gilt scrollwork, and stylised leaf motif.
Having a further border around the rim, decorated with oval panels of silouhetted figures, and gilded panels of heron. Within an elaborate gilt border, on a crimson ground.

Underglaze blue Beehive mark, and impressed date mark (1)820 to the reverse. Titled ‘Telemach u Mentor auf Calypso’.

Length – 41 cm, 16 1/8”.
Width – 28 cm, 11”.

Condition – Perfect. No damage. No restoration.

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