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    Sale 2034

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

    21 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 162

    A MATCHED PAIR OF MEISSEN FIGURES OF AN OFFICER AND COMPANION AND TWO MEISSEN FIGURES

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED MODEL NOS. F 64., F 32. AND F 34., VARIOUS IMPRESSED AND INCISED NUMERALS, AFTER THE MODELS BY M.V. ACIER AND J.C. SCHÖNHEIT

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    A MATCHED PAIR OF MEISSEN FIGURES OF AN OFFICER AND COMPANION AND TWO MEISSEN FIGURES
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED MODEL NOS. F 64., F 32. AND F 34., VARIOUS IMPRESSED AND INCISED NUMERALS, AFTER THE MODELS BY M.V. ACIER AND J.C. SCHÖNHEIT
    Each modeled standing on a circular base molded and enriched in gilt with a band of Vitruvian scroll, comprising: a pair modeled as a young officer looking at his pocket-watch, his companion playing cards; and two figures, one of young girl taking aim with an arrow, one of a young boy giggling, both standing beside ruins
    6¼ in. (15.8 cm.) high, the card player (4)


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    See T.H. Clarke, Marcolini Meissen Figures, Engraved by Friedrich Elsasser 1785-1792, London, 1988, pp. 73 and 77, fig. 54 and 67 for drawings of models F 32 and F 64.