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

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 248

    A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP OF EMPRESS ELIZABETH OF RUSSIA

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED MODEL NO. 1059., IMPRESSED 101, BLACK PAINTED 40., AFTER THE MODEL BY J.J. KÄNDLER

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    A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP OF EMPRESS ELIZABETH OF RUSSIA
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED MODEL NO. 1059., IMPRESSED 101, BLACK PAINTED 40., AFTER THE MODEL BY J.J. KÄNDLER
    The Empress modeled astride a rearing white horse, a gilt badge of an Order on her breast and another on her striped sash, a baton in her outstretched right hand, attended by a blackamoor, on an oval grassy base applied with flowers
    9½ in. (24.1 cm.) high


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    For an 18th century example see Christie's, London, 21 January 2005, lot 103. For another example in the Klemperer Collection lacking the moorish attendant, see Ludwig Schnorr von Carolsfeld, Porzellansammlung Gustav von Klemperer, Dresden, 1928, pl. 65, no. 614.