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    Sale 2034

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    21 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 167

    A MEISSEN 'UNDER THE TREE' PASTORAL FIGURE GROUP

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED MODEL NO. D. 95., IMPRESSED 143, IRON-RED 59., AFTER THE MODELS BY M.V. ACIER AND J.C. SCHÖNHEIT

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    A MEISSEN 'UNDER THE TREE' PASTORAL FIGURE GROUP
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED MODEL NO. D. 95., IMPRESSED 143, IRON-RED 59., AFTER THE MODELS 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
    10¼ in. (26 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. Also compare The Dr. W.A. Criswell Collection, Christie's, 25 October 2007, lot 252.