• 19th Century Furniture, Sculpt auction at Christies

    Sale 2210

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

    20 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 105

    A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP EMBLEMATIC OF EARTH

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK

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    A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP EMBLEMATIC OF EARTH
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK
    Modeled with the scantily clad goddess Cybele seated atop a lion, holding a cornucopia and a key, attended by four putti, on a rocky mound base
    9¾ (24.6 cm.) high


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    Cf. the Meissen Tradesman's Catalogue, 1911, pl. 18.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK COLLECTION