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Item Number: 630

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Meissen group of Europa and the bull. Europa sits sideways on the white bull with two female attendants sitting on either side of her.

The God Zeus has transformed himself into a docile white bull in order to gain the confidence of Europa before he carries her off into the sea and on to the island of Crete where she bore him three sons.

First modelled by J.J.Kaendler c.1760.

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Height in cms: 21.20
Height in inches: 8.35
Model Number: 2697
Mark Info: Crossed swords in under glaze blue. Incised model number 2697. Impressed assembler's number 127 and painter's number 45 in black
Circa: 1870
Price Band: 2,000 - 5,000
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