PRINCESS SOPHIA CHARLOTTE CHRISTINA OF BRUNSWICK-LUNEBURG
White Sculpture – 1775
Glazed phosphate porcelain
24,5 x 14 x 11,5 cm
This historiated sculpture belongs to the series of gallant figures and scenes. She is Grand Duchess Sofia Charlotte Cristina of Brunswick (1694 – 1715), Princess of Russia, wife of Prince Alexei Petrovich Romanov (1690-1718), Grand Duke of Russia. The lateral gaze, the position of the hands and the clothing correspond to the engraving brought by Kniffer from Germany to the Royal Factory.
The tall, octagonal, neoclassical base, with lateral floral bouquets, bears no markings.