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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 122

    FOUR MEISSEN MODELS OF DEVISENKINDER

    19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED F.14., F.12., F.11, AND 9., VARIOUS IMPRESSED AND PAINTED NUMERALS, AFTER THE MODELS BY M.V. ACIER AND J.C. SCHÖNHEIT

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    FOUR MEISSEN MODELS OF DEVISENKINDER
    19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED F.14., F.12., F.11, AND 9., VARIOUS IMPRESSED AND PAINTED NUMERALS, AFTER THE MODELS BY M.V. ACIER AND J.C. SCHÖNHEIT
    Each as a putto emblematic of love, at various pursuits among the clouds, on an inscribed canted triangular base, including: 'Je blesse et soulage', 'Je les ramêne', 'Je prends mon essor' and 'Je les accouple'
    5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high, 'Je les ramêne' (4)


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    For line drawings and a discussion of these 'most celebrated' figures, see Clarke, op. cit., colour pl. 4 and pp. 27 and 71-72, fig. 44, 46, 47 and 49. Also see Walcha, op. cit. p. 484, fig. 120.

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