586. Minton Parian Figure Adriadne on Panther after Johann Heinrich von Dannecker 1758-1841


Fine Parian-ware Figure of Ariadne Reclining Female Nude on the back of a stylised standing Panther, wearing an Acanthus wreath on her head, her left leg tucked beneath her right. Holding drapery in her left hand, on a rectangular base. Mid Nineteenth Century 

This example was probably produced by Minton & Co. for Summerly’s Art Manufactures, and remained in production until mid 1860s. The composition modelled by John Bell (1811-1895) is taken from an original life-size marble example by the German Sculptor Johann Heinrich Dannecker (1758-1841). 

Condition: Very good condition. Incised and impressed marks to the underside for date code 1853. 

Height: 14.5” (37cm). Width: (at base) 11.5”  (29cm). Depth: (at base) 5.5” (14cm). 

Eur.865.00. 

Location: Dublin City, Ireland. 

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