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    Sale 1894

    Nineteenth Century Meissen: The Collection Of Dr. W.A. Criswell, Sold To Benefit Criswell College

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 51

    A LARGE MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP EMBLEMATIC OF SOWING AND REAPING

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS

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    A LARGE MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP EMBLEMATIC OF SOWING AND REAPING
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS
    Modelled as a bearded man chopping wood as another sips from a glass of wine, a hoe and rake at his side, attended by a dog guarding a felled fowl, a young companion picking pears on a rocky ledge above them, the obverse with a plough and watering can, on an oval gilt enriched base
    16½ (41.8 cm.) high; 14¼ in. (36.2 cm.) wide


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    This model is recorded as C.14 in the 1910 Meissen Catalogue, op. cit., pl. 25.

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