21 October 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,000
Estimate USD 700 - USD 900
A PAIR OF MEISSEN COMPANION FIGURES WITH DOGS
LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED MODEL NO. F 50 TO BOTH, IMPRESSED 62 AND 3, ONE WITH IRON-RED 28., AFTER THE MODELS BY M.V. ACIER
Each modeled seated, he steadying a gun as his spaniel leaps up, she with a dog and a mirror on her lap, the animal looking at its reflection, both on circular oblique-fluted bases
5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) high (2)
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See T.H. Clarke, Marcolini Meissen Figures, Engraved by Friedrich Elsasser 1785-1792, London, 1988, p. 75, fig. 58 and 59 for line drawings of these models.
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