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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 164

    A MEISSEN CLOCK GARNITURE EMBLEMATIC OF THE SEASONS

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED 399. AND E. 128, VARIOUS IMPRESSED AND PAINTED NUMERALS, THE CANDLESTICKS AFTER THE MODEL BY E.A. LEUTERITZ

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    A MEISSEN CLOCK GARNITURE EMBLEMATIC OF THE SEASONS
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED 399. AND E. 128, VARIOUS IMPRESSED AND PAINTED NUMERALS, THE CANDLESTICKS AFTER THE MODEL BY E.A. LEUTERITZ
    Comprising a rocaille-moulded mantle clock surmounted by a flower-filled vase, two putti at the shoulders and two at the base, each with a different Seasonal attribute, a small panel below the clock-face painted after Watteau with a courting couple; and a pair of candelabra, each with a removable four-light candle-arms applied with flowers and fruit, applied with a Seasonal figures at the base; together with a Meissen outside-decorated flower-encrusted stand
    19½ in. (49.5 cm.) high (6)


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    Cf. Berling, op. cit., p. 89, fig. 224 for one of the candlesticks and 1910 Meissen Catalogue, op. cit., pl. 45 for both the candlesticks and clock.

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