• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 67

    A PAIR OF MEISSEN FIGURES OF A SHEPHERD AND SHEPERDESS MOUNTED ON ORMOLU CANDELABRA BASES

    THE FIGURES SECOND HALF OF THE 18TH CENTURY, THE DECORATION LATER, INDISTINCT BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS TO UNDERSIDE OF FIGURES, THE ORMOLU MODERN

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    A PAIR OF MEISSEN FIGURES OF A SHEPHERD AND SHEPERDESS MOUNTED ON ORMOLU CANDELABRA BASES
    THE FIGURES SECOND HALF OF THE 18TH CENTURY, THE DECORATION LATER, INDISTINCT BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS TO UNDERSIDE OF FIGURES, THE ORMOLU MODERN
    The shepherd leaning on a tree-stump and playing a recorder, a dog at his feet, the sheperdess holding a nosegay and flowers in her apron, a sheep at her feet, mounted on scrolling ormolu bases within arbours, each with two nozzles and mounted with porcelain flowers (restoration to his hat, hands, jacket, instrument, dog, flowers and leaves, her hat, right hand, sheep's leg, flowers and leaves, damages to flowers)
    10¼ in. (26 cm.) high (2)


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