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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 112

    A MEISSEN PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A 'PLAYER AT BOWLS'

    EARLY 20TH CENTURY, INCISED MODEL NUMBER Q.180, IMPRESSED 6, PAINTED 66., AFTER A MODEL BY W. SCHOTT

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    A MEISSEN PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A 'PLAYER AT BOWLS'
    EARLY 20TH CENTURY, INCISED MODEL NUMBER Q.180, IMPRESSED 6, PAINTED 66., AFTER A MODEL BY W. SCHOTT
    Modelled standing in a lavender Grecian dress with one bare breast, holding her drapery behind her back with her left hand, her right arm extended, preparing to throw a golden ball
    14½ in. (36.8 cm.) high


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    This figure is based on a model by Walther Schott of Berlin that was purchased by the factory at the 1897 Dresden art exhibition. For a further discussion and illustration, see Berling, op. cit., pp. 100-101, fig. 266. Also cf. Röntgen, p. 159, fig. 151.

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