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    Sale 2034

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

    21 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 145

    A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP, 'CAPTURE OF THE TRITONS'

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED MODEL NO. C.35., IMPRESSED 57, BLACK 3, AFTER THE MODEL BY J.J. KÄNDLER

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    A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP, 'CAPTURE OF THE TRITONS'
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED MODEL NO. C.35., IMPRESSED 57, BLACK 3, AFTER THE MODEL BY J.J. KÄNDLER
    Modeled as two scantily clad nymphs and a putto hauling in a net with tritons and fish, on a rockwork base applied with bulrushes, shells, coral, a frog and a lobster
    12½ in. (31.8 cm.) high


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    Cf. Berling, op. cit., table 5, fig. 3 for a color plate of this model.