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    Sale 2037

    Important European Furniture, Ceramics, and Carpets

    21 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 232

    A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A VIOLINIST

    CIRCA 1750, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK AT THE BACK, AFTER THE MODEL BY J.F. EBERLEIN

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    A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A VIOLINIST
    CIRCA 1750, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK AT THE BACK, AFTER THE MODEL BY J.F. EBERLEIN
    Modeled standing next to a tree-stump, his instrument in one hand, the bow in the other, on a square rocky-mound base
    7¼ in. (18.3 cm.) high


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    For other examples of this model see Christie's, London, 5 July 2007, lot 1203 and Len and Yvonne Adams, Meissen Figures, 1730-1775 The Kaendler Period, Atglen, 2001, p. 74, no. 189.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A FLORIDA COLLECTOR