The Mars vase from the planetary vase set of Tsarina Elisabeth

Height: 43 cm / swords mark, impressed number "21" for Johann Gottlieb Geithner (Miedtank in Keramos 232/2016 p. 15), the manufactory's leading ‘Dreher’ and specialist for large vases / Model by Johann Joachim Kaendler, Meissen 1744 / Painting by Gottlob Sigmund Birckner, 1745 / Decoration by Christian Gottlob Häntschel, 1745


  • Tsarina Elisabeth Petrovna, 1761 
  • Thereafter in the possession of the Tsar's family until 1917/18 
  • Coll. Siegfried Salz, Berlin (Cassirer/Helbing 26.03.1929 no. 181 T. VII, together with the Venus vase, no. 180, whose whereabouts is unknown)


Die Mars-Vase aus dem Planeten-Vasensatz der Zarin Elisabeth