2 June 2009,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 2,250
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
A MEISSEN GROUP OF EUROPA AND THE BULL
CIRCA 1765, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND DOT MARK
Probably modelled by F.E. Meyer, with Europa seated upon the garlanded bull and accompanied by two attendants, all wearing flowered robes, on a gilt-edged scroll-moulded mound base applied with flowers (small areas of restoration and retouching, hairline crack across base, replacement yellow flower in attendant's left hand, slight chipping to flowers and leaves)
8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) high
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For a similar example in the Kunstgewerbemuseum, Berlin, see Stefan Bursche, Meissen (Berlin, 1980), no. 326.
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