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    Sale 1894

    Nineteenth Century Meissen: The Collection Of Dr. W.A. Criswell, Sold To Benefit Criswell College

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 103

    A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP EMBLEMATIC OF ASTRONOMY

    19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED E.18, IMPRESSED .51., PAINTED 74

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    A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP EMBLEMATIC OF ASTRONOMY
    19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED E.18, IMPRESSED .51., PAINTED 74
    Modelled as the muse Urania seated before a tree gazing at a sunburst in her hand, a celestial globe at her left, a silver moon and an inspired putto writing in a ledger at her feet, on a circular gilt enriched base applied with a laurel vine
    8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) high


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    Cf. 1910 Meissen Catalogue, op. cit., pl. 18.

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