25 October 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,750
Estimate USD 700 - USD 900
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
New York +1 212 636 2000
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Cf. Berling, op. cit., table 19, fig. 9, for an example of this model.
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