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    Sale 1894

    Nineteenth Century Meissen: The Collection Of Dr. W.A. Criswell, Sold To Benefit Criswell College

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 63

    A MEISSEN (OUTSIDE-DECORATED) FIGURE OF THE WELSH TAILOR

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK WITH INCISION, INCISED 171., IMPRESSED 85 AND 129, PAINTED 12., AFTER THE MODEL BY J.J. KÄNDLER

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    A MEISSEN (OUTSIDE-DECORATED) FIGURE OF THE WELSH TAILOR
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK WITH INCISION, INCISED 171., IMPRESSED 85 AND 129, PAINTED 12., AFTER THE MODEL BY J.J. KÄNDLER
    The seated tradesman modelled sticking out his tongue while sitting astride a horned goat and brandishing his scissors, a ruler in his pocket and two bottles of wine before him, a bucket of kids on his back, the goat with an iron in its mouth as an impromptu bridle
    9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high


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    Cf. Röntgen, op. cit., p. 46, pl. 34 and Berling, op. cit., p. 31, fig. 48 for other examples of this model.

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