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    Sale 2037

    Important European Furniture, Ceramics, and Carpets

    21 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 223

    A MEISSEN BACCHANALIAN FIGURE GROUP

    LATE 18TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND DOT MARK, INCISED 11

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN BACCHANALIAN FIGURE GROUP
    LATE 18TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND DOT MARK, INCISED 11
    Modeled as a satyr standing before a tree and pressing grapes into the goblet of a recumbent nymph, attended by two putti-satyrs, one holding a bunch of grapes, the other playing the pan-pipes and horn, on an oval rocaille-molded base
    9¼ in. (23.4 cm.) high


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    For a 19th century example of this model, see The Collection of Dr. W.A. Criswell, 25 October 2007, lot 113.

    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A FLORIDA COLLECTOR