• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    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 54

    THREE MEISSEN FIGURES FROM THE 'TRADERS' SERIES

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED 9., N. 13. AND 4., VARIOUS IMPRESSED AND PAINTED NUMERALS, AFTER THE MODELS BY P. REINICKE

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    THREE MEISSEN FIGURES FROM THE 'TRADERS' SERIES
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED 9., N. 13. AND 4., VARIOUS IMPRESSED AND PAINTED NUMERALS, AFTER THE MODELS BY P. REINICKE
    Modelled as an oyster, a macaroon and a poultry seller, the oyster seller with a conch-filled basket on his back, each on a rocaille- moulded base
    5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) high (3)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    See Adams, op. cit., p. 21, no. 29; p. 24, nos. 36-37; and p.26, no. 44; as well as Eberle, op. cit., pp. 108-110, nos. 40 and 41 for 18th century examples of these models and the Huet drawing of the oyster seller upon which the present model is based.

    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.
    No sales tax is due on the purchase price of this lot if it is picked up or delivered in the State of New York.