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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 102

    THREE MEISSEN FIGURES OF WARRIORS

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED C.53, 559 AND 1213, RESPECTIVELY, VARIOUS IMPRESSED AND PAINTED NUMERALS

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    THREE MEISSEN FIGURES OF WARRIORS
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED C.53, 559 AND 1213, RESPECTIVELY, VARIOUS IMPRESSED AND PAINTED NUMERALS
    All three in the guise of a warrior, the first as Minerva, goddess of Wisdom, modelled standing, her owl at her side, on a square base; the second and third as Mars, one modelled standing on a circular base moulded with an undulating line, the other seated on a rocky rocaille- moulded base
    9 in. (22.8 cm.) high, Minerva (3)


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    Cf. Berling, op. cit., table 9, fig. 4 (for the second).

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