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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 88

    TWO MEISSEN CHINOISERIE FIGURAL TABLE WARES

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, ONE INCISED 608. AND IMPRESSED 52, THE OTHER IMPRESSED 65, BOTH PAINTED 49., AFTER THE MODELS BY J.J. KÄNDLER

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    TWO MEISSEN CHINOISERIE FIGURAL TABLE WARES
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, ONE INCISED 608. AND IMPRESSED 52, THE OTHER IMPRESSED 65, BOTH PAINTED 49., AFTER THE MODELS BY J.J. KÄNDLER
    Based on Count Brühl's plat-de-ménage, modelled as either a Chinoiserie figure riding a hen side-saddle, a mustard pot on her lap, or a cruet jug formed as a figure astride a rooster, her hat as the stopper, the beak as the spout
    8¼ in. (20.9 cm.) high (4)


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    Cf. Berling, op. cit., table 1, colour figs. 4 and 5; Menhausen, op. cit., pp. 162-3; Morely-Fletcher, op. cit., p. 63; and Walcha, op. cit., pp. 482-3, fig. 110 for illustrations of these models.

    The original of the above models were made by Kändler in 1737 for Count von Brühl's Plat-de-Ménage. Count Heinrich Brühl was minister and favorite to Augustus III. Famed for his fashion sense, he was appointed administator of the Meissen factory from 1733 to 1763.

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