• 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 118

    FOUR MEISSEN FIGURES EMBLEMATIC OF SENSES

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, TOUCH WITH INCISION BELOW AND POSSIBLY OUTSIDE-DECORATED, INCISED MODEL NOS. E.2, E.3, E4 AND E.5., VARIOUS IMPRESSED NUMERALS, AFTER THE MODELS BY J.C. SCHÖNHEIT

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    FOUR MEISSEN FIGURES EMBLEMATIC OF SENSES
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, TOUCH WITH INCISION BELOW AND POSSIBLY OUTSIDE-DECORATED, INCISED MODEL NOS. E.2, E.3, E4 AND E.5., VARIOUS IMPRESSED NUMERALS, AFTER THE MODELS BY J.C. SCHÖNHEIT
    Each modeled seated before a table with attributes of Taste, Touch, Sight or Smell, respectively on a shaped rectangular base molded with egg-and-dart and enriched in gilt
    6 in. (15.2 cm.) high, Touch (4)


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