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    Sale 5348

    Christie's Interiors

    11 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 90

    A MEISSEN GROUP 'THE EFFEMINATION OF HERCULES'

    LATE 18TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS, IMPRESSED 18

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN GROUP 'THE EFFEMINATION OF HERCULES'
    LATE 18TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS, IMPRESSED 18
    Modelled as two children in the guise of Hercules and Omphale, he seated with a yarnwinder, his lion's pelt and club at his feet, she gazing down at him, dressed in a pale yellow floral skirt, on a rocaille scroll base
    5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high


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