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    Sale 1894

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

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 93

    FIVE MEISSEN BUSTS OF MYTHOLOGICAL GODS AND GODESSES

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED H.13, H.5, H.10, H.8 AND H.4, VARIOUS IMPRESSED AND PAINTED NUMERALS, AFTER THE MODELS BY C.G. JÜCHTZER AND J.C. SCHÖNHEIT

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    FIVE MEISSEN BUSTS OF MYTHOLOGICAL GODS AND GODESSES
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED H.13, H.5, H.10, H.8 AND H.4, VARIOUS IMPRESSED AND PAINTED NUMERALS, AFTER THE MODELS BY C.G. JÜCHTZER AND J.C. SCHÖNHEIT
    Each on square plinth moulded with a trophy incorporating an identifying attribute, comprising: Neptune with a trident and fish, Apollo with a lyre and crown of laurel, Juno with a peacock, Diana with a bow and quiver, and Minerva with an owl
    5½ in. (13.9 cm.) high, Minerva (5)


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    See Berling, op. cit., p. 75, fig. 184 for an illustration of Apollo and Diana; also see Clarke, op. cit., p.90 and 91 for line drawings of these models.

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