25 October 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 7,500
Estimate USD 1,800 - USD 2,200
A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP OF THE TRIUMPH OF JUNO
LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED O 199., IMPRESSED 125, PAINTED 69, AFTER THE MODEL BY T.P. HELMIG
In the Art Nouveau taste, the scantily clad goddess modelled seated among the clouds, a peacock beside her, attended by three putti, one offering her pearls and other holding a cornucopia and offering her a flower
9¼ in. (22.8 cm.) high
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Cf. anonymous sale, Christie's, Amsterdam, 2 November 2005, lot 153 and 1910 Meissen Catalogue, op. cit., pl. 58.
This lot is offered without reserve.No sales tax is due on the purchase price of this lot if it is picked up or delivered in the State of New York.
This small painting by Theodore Rousseau was not only groundbreaking, it also boasts a fascinating provenance