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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 28

    A DERBY GROUP EMBLEMATIC OF 'WINTER' FROM THE 'CLASSICAL SEASONS'

    CIRCA 1770, PATCH MARKS

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    A DERBY GROUP EMBLEMATIC OF 'WINTER' FROM THE 'CLASSICAL SEASONS'
    CIRCA 1770, PATCH MARKS
    From a set of figures emblematic of the Seasons modeled by Johann Friedrich Eberlein for Meissen, modeled as a bearded man shivering beneath a fur-lined cloak, a flaming brazier at his right foot before a red berried bocage, Cupid chopping firewood at his left, on rocaille-molded base enriched in gilt
    10½ in. (26.5 cm.) high


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    Cf. Peter Bradshaw, Derby Porcelain Figures, 1750-1848, London, 1990, pp. 72-75, no. D24.

    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A WESTERN GENTLEMAN