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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 98

    A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP EMBLEMATIC OF THE ARTS

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED 5, PAINTED 60.

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    A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP EMBLEMATIC OF THE ARTS
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED 5, PAINTED 60.
    Modelled as three putti, one posing for a picture being painted by another, the third looking on, a portfolio under his arm, on a rocky scalloped base moulded with Vitruvian scroll and applied with a ribbon-tied laurel
    7½ in. (19 cm.) high


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    For an example of this model in the exhibition Meissen für die Zaren, see Pietsch, op. cit., p. 123, no. 188.

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