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    Sale 5359

    Christie's Interiors

    22 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 194

    A MEISSEN GROUP 'BROKEN EGGS'

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK AND PRESSNUMMER, INCISED F65,

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MEISSEN GROUP 'BROKEN EGGS'
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK AND PRESSNUMMER, INCISED F65,
    After a model by Acier, typically modelled with a young lady being festooned with flowers by a putto, hiding in her skirt, an attendant seated to her side resting her hand on her shoulder, and cupid kneeling on the rocky base breaking eggs from the basket beside him
    9½ in. (24.1 cm.) high


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