Description: modelled by Wenzel Neu, seated in clouds wearing a crown, wearing loose gilded striped drapery,
Dimensions: 24.5cm., 9 5/8 in. high
Condition Report: In generally good appearance. There is some restoration to the top edge of the clouds to the side of Jupiter's left leg, where it is possible a porcelain model of an eagle may have once been.
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Markus W. Peters,
op. cit., 1991, p. 84, abb. 34, for another example of the model;
op. cit., 1993, pp. 44-45, no. 10;
op. cit., 2006, pp. 89-114.