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    Sale 2034

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

    21 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 126

    TWO MEISSEN CANDLESTICKS EMBLEMATIC OF SUMMER AND WINTER

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED MODEL NOS. 1255. AND 2547., IMPRESSED 39 AND 14 TO ONE, IRON-RED 4. TO THE OTHER, AFTER THE MODELS BY C.K. BUTLER

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    TWO MEISSEN CANDLESTICKS EMBLEMATIC OF SUMMER AND WINTER
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED MODEL NOS. 1255. AND 2547., IMPRESSED 39 AND 14 TO ONE, IRON-RED 4. TO THE OTHER, AFTER THE MODELS BY C.K. BUTLER
    Each modeled as a foliate nozzle and drip-pan emerging from a rocaille-molded stem, the rocky base applied with either Summer holding a sheaf of wheat or Winter warming himself by a fire, each attended by a putto, the footrim molded with a guilloche band
    11½ in. (29.2 cm.) high (2)


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