• 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 112

    A PAIR OF MEISSEN MYTHOLOGICAL ALTAR GROUPS

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, ONE WITH INCISION BELOW AND POSSIBLY OUTSIDE-DECORATED, INCISED MODEL NOS. J.77 AND ...42., VARIOUS IMPRESSED AND PAINTED NUMERALS

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    A PAIR OF MEISSEN MYTHOLOGICAL ALTAR GROUPS
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, ONE WITH INCISION BELOW AND POSSIBLY OUTSIDE-DECORATED, INCISED MODEL NOS. J.77 AND ...42., VARIOUS IMPRESSED AND PAINTED NUMERALS
    Each as two young men in classical drapery standing before a plinth and either lighting an altar fire or preparing a sacrifice, a classical statue in the background, on a rectangular faux marble base
    14 in. (35.5 cm.) high (2)


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