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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 89

    A MEISSEN CHINOISERIE ARBOUR GROUP AND A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A LADY

    THE FIRST 20TH CENTURY, THE SECOND 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED 2653. AND 2671., IMPRESSED 111[ AND 6., RESPECTIVELY, THE LADY WITH PAINTED 58., AFTER THE MODELS BY P. REINICKE

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    A MEISSEN CHINOISERIE ARBOUR GROUP AND A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A LADY
    THE FIRST 20TH CENTURY, THE SECOND 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED 2653. AND 2671., IMPRESSED 111[ AND 6., RESPECTIVELY, THE LADY WITH PAINTED 58., AFTER THE MODELS BY P. REINICKE
    The first modelled after Boucher as a gentleman and companion seated within a pierced and flower-encrusted arbour, she holding a book in one hand; the second as a young woman holding a scroll, on a rocaille- moulded base
    8 in. (20.2 cm.) high, the first (2)


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    See Butler, op. cit., pl. XVI, 158 and 222 for examples of both models in the Hermitage and the Boucher engraving upon which the group is based. Also see L. and Y. Adams, op. cit., p. 176 and 179; Berling, op. cit., p. 55 (the single figure); and Menzhausen, op. cit., p. 165 (the group).

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