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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 101

    TWO MEISSEN FIGURE GROUPS EMBLEMATIC OF WISDOM AND WAR

    19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED D.2 AND D.1, IMPRESSED 163 AND 68 AND 72 AND 12..., GILT 40. AND PAINTED 77., RESPECTIVELY

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    TWO MEISSEN FIGURE GROUPS EMBLEMATIC OF WISDOM AND WAR
    19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED D.2 AND D.1, IMPRESSED 163 AND 68 AND 72 AND 12..., GILT 40. AND PAINTED 77., RESPECTIVELY
    Modelled as either Minerva or Mars standing with their shield, attended by three putti holding attributes emblematic of either wisdom or war, including a putto in the guise of young Hercules, on rocky oval rocaille-moulded bases
    8¼ in. (20.9 cm.) high, Minerva; 8 in. (20.3 cm.) high, Mars (2)


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    Cf. 1910 Meissen Catalogue, op. cit., pl. 20.

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