Meissen - Meissen
A large Meissen group with a seated deity amidst puttis holding garlands, bellows (Vulcan attribute) and a peacock (Juno attribute). The winged, bald and mature deity is most likely Neptune, the god of the sea. It could be also Vulcan - the blacksmith god, also the most unsightly, Venus's husband.
Underneath: incised D82, impressed 61, painted 19 in ochre and crossed swords underglaze blue.
The group exhibits the taste of 19th Century with Neo-Classicism taste and strong palette.
22 cm x 22 cm (8" 5/8 x 8" 5/8)