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    Sale 1983

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art And Ceramics

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 246

    A LARGE MEISSEN MYTHOLOGICAL FIGURE GROUP

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED MODEL NO. 29, IMPRESSED 137, AFTER THE MODEL BY J.J. KÄNDLER

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    A LARGE MEISSEN MYTHOLOGICAL FIGURE GROUP
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED MODEL NO. 29, IMPRESSED 137, AFTER THE MODEL BY J.J. KÄNDLER
    Modeled as Zeus hurling lightning bolts from a chariot drawn by eagles, an attendant putto beside him, all among grey storm clouds, on a base molded with bands of acanthus and ovolo enriched in gilt
    18 in. (45.7 cm.) wide


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    Compare the 1910 Meissen Collector's Catalogue, pl. 42, reproduced by Laurence Mitchell, Suffolk, 2004.