25 October 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,000
Estimate USD 1,200 - USD 1,500
A MEISSEN (OUTSIDE-DECORATED) FIGURE OF SULTANA ON AN ELEPHANT
20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, AFTER THE MODEL BY J.J. KÄNDLER AND P. REINICKE
Modelled as a sultana holding a sceptre, seated upon tasselled pillows on an elephants back, a mahout seated on the animal's head
11 in. (27.9 cm.) wide
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For an 18th century model in the Dresden Porzellansammlung, see Albiker, op. cit., no. 255.
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This small painting by Theodore Rousseau was not only groundbreaking, it also boasts a fascinating provenance