• European Noble and Private Col auction at Christies

    Sale 2835

    European Noble and Private Collections

    15 - 16 December 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 467

    Three Meissen porcelain figures emblematic of the Senses

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND VARIOUS INCISED MARKS, INCISED MODEL NUMBERS E. 1, E. 2 AND E. 5 AND BLACK PAINTED 31, 49. AND 49. RESPECTIVELY

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    Three Meissen porcelain figures emblematic of the Senses
    Late 19th/Early 20th century, blue crossed swords and various incised marks, incised model numbers E. 1, E. 2 and E. 5 and black painted 31, 49. and 49. respectively
    Emblematic of Sound, Taste and Smell, each as a fashionable woman seated at a spinet or table with her attribute, the bases each molded and enriched in gilt with faux gadroons, Sound lacking her right arm, minor chips and losses
    14 cm. high max.
    Together with an ormolu-mounted Sèvres style tapering cylindrical vase painted with flowers, spurious blue interlaced L's centering P mark, 21.5 cm. high (4)


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