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    Sale 11628

    THE OPULENT EYE:19TH CENTURY FURNITURE, SCULPTURE, WORKS OF ART, CERAMIC & CARPETS

    19 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 252

    A LARGE MEISSEN PORCELAIN NODDING PAGODA FIGURE

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED MODEL NO. 2883

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LARGE MEISSEN PORCELAIN NODDING PAGODA FIGURE
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED MODEL NO. 2883
    Modeled seated with legs crossed, his mouth open in a smile revealing a wagging tongue, the detachable head with a lead counter-balance, the hands similarly articulated
    12 in. (30.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired by John Bass from M & M Antiques Inc., New York, 1967.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF THE BASS MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND


    Exhibited

    Boston, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Arlene Shechet: All At Once, 2015.