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    Nineteenth Century Meissen: The Collection Of Dr. W.A. Criswell, Sold To Benefit Criswell College

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 43

    A PAIR OF MEISSEN TWO-LIGHT FIGURAL CANDELABRA

    LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, AN INCISED QUATREFOIL FORM TO ONE, THE OTHER IMPRESSED L AND PAINTED 3., AFTER THE MODELS BY J.J. KÄNDLER

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    A PAIR OF MEISSEN TWO-LIGHT FIGURAL CANDELABRA
    LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, AN INCISED QUATREFOIL FORM TO ONE, THE OTHER IMPRESSED L AND PAINTED 3., AFTER THE MODELS BY J.J. KÄNDLER
    Each modelled as a tree, the branches forming the candle-arms, applied with a either a mother and child picking apples or a father and daughter gathering eggs from a nest, on a rocky mound base with gilt line rim
    9 in. (22.8 cm.) high (2)


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    Cf. Walcha, op. cit., pl. 131. Also see Butler, op. cit., pl. 144 and 145 for a pair in the collection of the Hermitage.

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