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    Sale 12039

    Interiors

    17 August 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 178

    A MEISSEN FIGURE OF JULIUS CAESAR FROM 'THE FOUR MONARCHIES SERIES'

    CIRCA 1770, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK AND CROSS MARK, INCISED 70

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    Estimate

    A MEISSEN FIGURE OF JULIUS CAESAR FROM 'THE FOUR MONARCHIES SERIES'
    CIRCA 1770, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK AND CROSS MARK, INCISED 70
    Modelled by J. J. Kändler, representing Rome and its Empire, wearing a laurel-wreath and cloak, a mythical beast at his side
    7 ½ in. (19 cm.) high


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    For the model see Dr. E. Pauls-Eisenbeiss, German Porcelain of the 18th century Volume I, London 1972, p.157.

    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, Amsterdam, 30 October 2001, lot 364.