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    Sale 12187

    Opulence

    10 October 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 124

    A VERY LARGE PAIR OF MEISSEN PORCELAIN MODELS OF SPHINXES

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED MODEL NOS. B.147 AND B.148, IMPRESSED 23 TO ONE, MODELED BY E.A. LEUTERITZ AFTER AN EARLIER MODEL BY KIRCHNER

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    A VERY LARGE PAIR OF MEISSEN PORCELAIN MODELS OF SPHINXES
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED MODEL NOS. B.147 AND B.148, IMPRESSED 23 TO ONE, MODELED BY E.A. LEUTERITZ AFTER AN EARLIER MODEL BY KIRCHNER
    Each modeled recumbent, in mirror image, wearing an Egyptian headdress, a gilt tassel between their breasts, their saddle cloth molded with scrollwork
    22 ½ in. (57.2 cm.) long


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