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    Sale 2034

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

    21 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 166

    A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP AND TWO MEISSEN FIGURES

    THE FIRST TWO WITH COMMEMORATIVE MARK FOR 1910, THE LAST LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS TO ALL, INCISED MODEL NOS. P 141, 7 AND 77, VARIOUS IMPRESSED AND PAINTED NUMERALS, THE SECOND AND THIRD EXAMPLE AFTER THE MODELS BY P. REINICKE AND J.J. KÄNDLER, RESPECTIVELY

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    A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP AND TWO MEISSEN FIGURES
    THE FIRST TWO WITH COMMEMORATIVE MARK FOR 1910, THE LAST LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS TO ALL, INCISED MODEL NOS. P 141, 7 AND 77, VARIOUS IMPRESSED AND PAINTED NUMERALS, THE SECOND AND THIRD EXAMPLE AFTER THE MODELS BY P. REINICKE AND J.J. KÄNDLER, RESPECTIVELY
    All on rocaille-molded bases, comprising: a figure group of a persistant lover bringing a young maid a bouquet of flowers, an attendant hound looking on expectantly; a grape seller; and a young boy playing a pipe, a hound at his feet
    5½ in. (13.9 cm.) high (3)


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    See Len and Yvonne Adams, Meissen Portrait Figures, London 1987, p. 108 for an 18th century example of the grape seller.