25 October 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 2,250
Estimate USD 400 - USD 600
A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP OF A SHEPHERD WITH HIS FLOCK
LAST QUARTER 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED 61092, IMPRESSED 119Z
Modelled as a shepherd leaning against a tree, playing a pipe, a dog seated beside him, a flock of goats and sheep about him, on a rocky mound base
9 in. (22.8 cm.) high
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Meissen made this group by special request for Duke von Luynes. In 1749 or 1750 he sent a wax model to the factory on which the present group is based. See Berling, op. cit., p.32 and table 11, fig. 10 for a discussion and illustration.
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