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    Sale 2037

    Important European Furniture, Ceramics, and Carpets

    21 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 235

    A MEISSEN CRYES OF LONDON FIGURE GROUP OF A BEGGARWOMAN AND HER CHILDREN

    LATE 18TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND DOT MARK, INCISED B, THE MODEL BY J.J. KÄNDLER

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN CRYES OF LONDON FIGURE GROUP OF A BEGGARWOMAN AND HER CHILDREN
    LATE 18TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND DOT MARK, INCISED B, THE MODEL BY J.J. KÄNDLER
    The mother modeled standing in tattered clothes, carrying a baby on her back and holding the hand of a young boy, on a rocaille-molded gilt enriched base
    6 1/8 in. (15.4 cm.) high


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    See Len and Yvonne Adams, Meissen Figures, 1730-1775 The Kaendler Period, Atglen, 2001, p. 47, nos. 108 and 109 for a similar example and for the engraving after Marcellus Laroon upon which the model is based.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A FLORIDA COLLECTOR (LOTS 235-237)