20 April 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 11,250
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
A MEISSEN MYTHOLOGICAL CHARIOT GROUP OF MERCURY
LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED MODEL NO. 30, IMPRESSED 43, AFTER THE MODEL J.J. KÄNDLER
The god attended by a genius as he rides among the clouds in a chariot drawn by ravens, a cockerel at the helm, his caduceus in hand, on a stepped base gilt with a key-pattern band
18½ in. (47 cm.) wide, overall
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See note to the previous lot. Also see Meissen für die Zaren, op. cit., p. 114, no. 173 for an 18th century example of this model in the Staatliches Museum, Lomonossow.
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