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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 50

    A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP OF A SHEPHERD WITH HIS FLOCK

    LAST QUARTER 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED 61092, IMPRESSED 119Z

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    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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