• 19th Century Furniture, Sculpt auction at Christies

    Sale 2210

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

    20 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 111

    A PAIR OF MEISSEN FIGURES EMBLEMATIC OF 'DUSK' AND 'DAWN'

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED MODEL NOS. L 134 AND L 135, IMPRESSED 51 AND 137, IRON-RED 5. AND 40

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    A PAIR OF MEISSEN FIGURES EMBLEMATIC OF 'DUSK' AND 'DAWN'
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED MODEL NOS. L 134 AND L 135, IMPRESSED 51 AND 137, IRON-RED 5. AND 40
    One modeled as a putto in the guise of Minerva, an owl at her feet, the other in the guise of Perseus, a flower in one hand, a torch in the other and a sunflower at his feet, each above a gilt dome and octagonal base
    14¼ in. (36.1 cm.) high, Dawn (2)


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    Cf. the Meissen Tradesman's Catalogue, 1911, pl. 11.