25 October 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,125
Estimate USD 500 - USD 700
A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A BIRD SELLER
20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED 357., IMPRESSED 8, AFTER THE MODEL BY J.J. KÄNDLER
Modelled standing next to a tree-stump, a dove in each hand, a cage at his hip
8½ in. (21.5 cm.) high
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Cf. Berling, op. cit., table 11, fig. 8 and L. and Y. Adams, op. cit., p. 99.
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This small painting by Theodore Rousseau was not only groundbreaking, it also boasts a fascinating provenance