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    Sale 2034

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    21 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 156

    SIX MEISSEN MODELS OF DEVISENKINDER

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED MODEL NOS. 6, F 13, F 14., F 16. AND 60205, VARIOUS IMPRESSED AND PAINTED NUMERALS, AFTER THE MODELS BY M.V. ACIER AND J.C. SCHÖNHEIT

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    SIX MEISSEN MODELS OF DEVISENKINDER
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED MODEL NOS. 6, F 13, F 14., F 16. AND 60205, VARIOUS IMPRESSED AND PAINTED NUMERALS, AFTER THE MODELS BY M.V. ACIER AND J.C. SCHÖNHEIT
    Each modeled as a putto emblematic of love, at various pursuits among the clouds, on an inscribed canted triangular base, including: 'Je les punis.', 'Je découvre tout.', 'Je blesse et soulage.', 'Je les dompte.', 'Je les balance.' and 'Je les rends legers.'
    6 in. (15.2 cm.) high, the tallest (6)


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    See T.H. Clarke, Marcolini Meissen Figures, Engraved by Friedrich Elsasser 1785-1792, London, 1988, pp. 27-28 and 69-72, fig. 37, 40, 41, 48, 49 and 51 for a further discussion and line drawings of these models.