KPM Porcelain Plaque Depicting Medea After Nathaniel Sichel

KPM Porcelain Plaque Depicting Medea After Nathaniel Sichel
KPM Porcelain Plaque Depicting Medea After Nathaniel Sichel
KPM Porcelain Plaque Depicting Medea After Nathaniel Sichel
KPM Porcelain Plaque Depicting Medea After Nathaniel Sichel
KPM Porcelain Plaque Depicting Medea After Nathaniel Sichel
KPM Porcelain Plaque Depicting Medea After Nathaniel Sichel
KPM Porcelain Plaque Depicting Medea After Nathaniel Sichel
KPM Porcelain Plaque Depicting Medea After Nathaniel Sichel
KPM Porcelain Plaque Depicting Medea After Nathaniel Sichel
KPM Porcelain Plaque Depicting Medea After Nathaniel Sichel
KPM Porcelain Plaque Depicting Medea After Nathaniel Sichel
KPM Porcelain Plaque Depicting Medea After Nathaniel Sichel

KPM Porcelain Plaque Depicting Medea After Nathaniel Sichel
Our antique KPM plaque from the nineteenth century depicts the female figure from Greek mythology, Medea. Plaque measures 6 3/8 by 9 1/4 inches.

Period giltwood frame measures 14 by 16 by 1 inches. Rear has the impressed KPM sceptre, number 96 and smaller impressed mark W. In good condition, with no apparent restorations nor damages.

In Greek mythology, Medea was the daughter of King Ae√ętes of Colchis, niece of Circe and the granddaughter of the sun god, Helios. Medea appears in the myth of Jason and the Argonauts, appearing in Hesiod's. She is best known from Euripides's tragedy. And Apollonius of Rhodes' epic. In most of these tales she is described as a sorceress and often depicted as a priestess of the goddess, Hecate.

In Euripides's play, Medea, Jason leaves Medea when Creon, the king of Corinth, offers him his daughter, Glauce. Medea avenges her husband's betrayal by killing their children. A popular tale in the history of high art, Medea is thus depicted commonly with dagger in hand as in this work after Sichel. The item "KPM Porcelain Plaque Depicting Medea After Nathaniel Sichel" is in sale since Monday, August 24, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Other Antique Ceramics".

The seller is "vintage_views_consignment_and_consulting" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.


KPM Porcelain Plaque Depicting Medea After Nathaniel Sichel


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