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Meissen porcelain figural group depicting a Sultana or noblewoman seated atop an elephant on a howdah, attired in royal clothing, holding a sceptre in her right hand and fan in her left hand. She is attended by an adolescent Moor seated atop the elephant's head holding a hammer in his left hand. Blue mark attributed to Meissen, 1957-1972, to the underside of the elephant's belly. HA marked in red to one foot. 10" H x 10" W x 3 5/8" D. Note: This piece was modeled after the 18th century original Meissen design by Johann Kaendler and Peter Reinicke.
PROVENANCE: The Estate of Pia Stratton, Nashville, Tennessee.
CONDITION: Elephant with overall light craquelure. Breaks to ornament on woman's hat and right hand and the elephant's toes on one paw. Multiple areas of restoration including woman's right arm and right side, right and left shoe, and possible restoration to tusks, some gilt overpaint. Please refer to blacklight photos.