Lovely set of four Meissen oval biscuit relief plaques each depicting a different Muse / Goddess, the daughters of Zeus who preside over the Arts and Sciences:
Muse of Epic Poetry: Calliope / Muse of History - Klio / Muse of Comedy - Thalia / Muse of Tender Songs - Erato /
They are inscribed in relief on the back with the name and theme of each Muse and the following text:
1981 GESTALTET NACH ORIGINAL AUSFORMUNGEN EINER FIGUR VON J. J. KAENDLER. LIMITIERTE AUFLAGE. CLUB EDITION. MEISSEN.
After an original design by J. J. Kaendler, they are signed with raised Meissen crossed swords both front and back. All plaques come ready to display in black wood frames. In very good used condition with minor imperfections to frames as shown. Shipped fully insured with tracking number.
Measurements: Frames: 9 1/16 by 7 11/16" (23 by 19.5 cm); Oval Plaques: 5 15/16 by 4 13/16" (15 cm by 12.2 cm) .
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