Mantel clock (pendule) with Arachne and Athena, Meissener Porzellan Manufaktur, 1727

Mantel clock (pendule) with Arachne and Athena, Meissener Porzellan Manufaktur, 1727

porcelain (material), h 44.0cm × w 20.8cm × d 13.5cm. More details

Various examples of this clock are known. Princess Maria Josepha gave one to her father, Elector Augustus II of Saxony, in 1721. The very three-dimensional figure group surmounting it was one of Johann Gottlieb Kirchner’s earliest works for Meissen. The group was also used on the goblet on view next to the clock.

On display in room 0.10-Z9.04

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