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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 16

    A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP EMBLEMATIC OF COMEDY

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED E.23, IMPRESSED 127, PAINTED 58.

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    A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP EMBLEMATIC OF COMEDY
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED E.23, IMPRESSED 127, PAINTED 58.
    Modelled as the muse Thalia seated before a tree, a smiling mask in one hand, an attendant putto playing with another mask, on a circular gilt enriched base applied with laurel vine
    9¾ in. (24.8 cm.) high


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

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