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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 106

    A MEISSEN FIGURE OF THE TRIUMPH OF AMPHITRITE

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED 127. AND 94., PAINTED W.

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    A MEISSEN FIGURE OF THE TRIUMPH OF AMPHITRITE
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED 127. AND 94., PAINTED W.
    Finely modelled with Neptune's bride seated, accompanied by Cupid, in a giant shell carried by three mermen, on a fixed stand formed as rockwork and cascading waterfalls
    13¾ in. (34.9 cm.) high


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    After first resisting Neptune's wooing, the sea god sent dolphins after Amphitrite who coaxed her to be his bride. Cf. 1910 Meissen Catalogue, op. cit., pl. 15.

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