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    Sale 2034

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

    21 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 170

    A MATCHED PAIR OF MEISSEN FIGURES OF CHILDREN FEEDING BIRDS

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED MODEL NOS. 2814 AND C. 41., IMPRESSED 115 AND 50, PAINTED 82 AND 89., RESPECTIVELY

    Price Realised  

    A MATCHED PAIR OF MEISSEN FIGURES OF CHILDREN FEEDING BIRDS
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED MODEL NOS. 2814 AND C. 41., IMPRESSED 115 AND 50, PAINTED 82 AND 89., RESPECTIVELY
    Modeled as a barefoot young girl and boy either feeding grain to a brood of roosters and chicks or leaves to two geese and goslings, on rocaille-molded bases
    5 in. (12.7 cm.) high (2)


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    Compare The Dr. W.A. Criswell Collection, Christie's, New York, 25 October 2007, lot 23 for a similar pair. Also see Rainer Rückert, Meissener Porzellan, 1710-1810, Munich, 1966, p. 186, and tafel 249, no. 1018.