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    Sale 5904

    Christie's Interiors

    31 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 637

    TWO DRESDEN ALLEGORICAL FIGURE GROUPS

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, UNDERGLAZE BLUE PITCHFORK MARKS

    Price Realised  

    TWO DRESDEN ALLEGORICAL FIGURE GROUPS
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, UNDERGLAZE BLUE PITCHFORK MARKS
    The first after the Meissen model of 'The Broken Eggs' by Acier, modelled with a young lady being festooned with flowers by a putto hiding in her skirt, an attendant seated to her side and cupid kneeling on the rocky base breaking eggs from the basket beside him, the second similar with a lady accompanied by two cherubs
    9¾ in. (24.7 cm.) high (2)


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