• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 2034

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    21 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 153

    A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP, 'AMORS FESSELUNG'

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, POSSIBLY OUTSIDE DECORATED, INCISED MODEL NO. F.70, IMPRESSED 147, AFTER A MODEL BY C.G. JÜCHTZER

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP, 'AMORS FESSELUNG'
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, POSSIBLY OUTSIDE DECORATED, INCISED MODEL NO. F.70, IMPRESSED 147, AFTER A MODEL BY C.G. JÜCHTZER
    Modeled in the round with Cupid being untethered by a seated classical maiden, another maiden at her side feeding billing doves, a wreath, bow and quiver at their feet, on a gilt enriched molded oval base
    13¾ in. (34.8 cm.) wide


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    See T.H. Clarke, Marcolini Meissen Figures Engraved by Friedrich Elsasser 1785-1792, London, 1988, p. 53, fig. 191 for an engraving and discussion on this piece.