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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 128

    A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP, 'LESSONS IN LOVE'

    LATE 18TH/19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS WITH STAR AND II MARK ON BOTH PIECES, AFTER THE MODEL BY M.V. ACIER

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    A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP, 'LESSONS IN LOVE'
    LATE 18TH/19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS WITH STAR AND II MARK ON BOTH PIECES, AFTER THE MODEL BY M.V. ACIER
    Modelled with Cupid before a book inscribed 'Prèceptes de l'Amour. Faites-vous remarquez animés le dèsir tendés des pièges cachés votre jeu.', instructing a bevy of ladies of all ages
    11¾ in. (29.8 cm.) high (2)


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    Cf. Berling, op. cit., table 20, fig. 8, for an illustration of this model.

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