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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 143

    A MEISSEN FIGURE EMBLEMATIC OF ASTRONOMY

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED C.46, IMPRESSED 69, PAINTED 41, AFTER THE MODEL BY M.V. ACIER

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    A MEISSEN FIGURE EMBLEMATIC OF ASTRONOMY
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED C.46, IMPRESSED 69, PAINTED 41, AFTER THE MODEL BY M.V. ACIER
    Modelled as two putti, one seated on a stool before a table, the other crouching before a globe, a map of the stars in his hand, on an oval base moulded and gilt with Vitruvian scroll
    6¾ in. (17.1 cm.) wide


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    Cf. Berling, op. cit., table 19, fig. 9, for an example of this model.

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