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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 79

    A MEISSEN CRINOLINE GROUP OF TWO LOVERS

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED 518., IMPRESSED 136, PAINTED 33., AFTER THE MODEL BY J.J. KÄNDLER

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    A MEISSEN CRINOLINE GROUP OF TWO LOVERS
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED 518., IMPRESSED 136, PAINTED 33., AFTER THE MODEL BY J.J. KÄNDLER
    Modelled standing in an embrace, on an oval rocky mound base
    8 in. (20.3 cm.) high


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    This group was inspired by a François Boucher painting based upon a scene from Molière's play Dom Garcie de Navarre. See Y. and L. Adams, op. cit., p. 22 for a further discussion. Cf. anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 10 November 2005, lot 340.

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