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    Sale 2037

    Important European Furniture, Ceramics, and Carpets

    21 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 222

    A MEISSEN FIGURE EMBLEMATIC OF TOUCH

    CIRCA 1760, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK TO THE BACK

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MEISSEN FIGURE EMBLEMATIC OF TOUCH
    CIRCA 1760, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK TO THE BACK
    Modeled as a scantily clad maiden, a bird resting on her hand and pecking at her breast, accompanied by an open-mouthed hound biting her foot and two putti wrestling, on a rocaille-molded base applied with a lobster pinching a hand, raised on four scroll feet
    11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 17 October 1988, lot 405.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF CANADIAN COLLECTORS