21 April 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 1,875
A MEISSEN 'UNDER THE TREE' PASTORAL FIGURE GROUP
19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, AFTER THE MODEL BY M.V. ACIER AND J.C. SCHÖNHEIT
Modeled as a young maiden playing a lute before an apple tree, attended by a gentleman and a young boy offering her flowers, on a stepped rocky oval base applied with ribbon-tied laurel
10 in. (25.4 cm.) high
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See T.H. Clarke, Marcolini Meissen Figures, Engraved by Friedrich Elsasser 1785-1792, London, 1988, p. 23 and 62, pl. 18 for a line drawing and discussion of this group.
This lot is offered without reserve.
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF LEO AND DORIS HODROFF