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    Sale 2034

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

    21 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 152

    TWO MEISSEN FIGURES AND A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP EMBLEMATIC OF THE SEASONS

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, THE GROUP WITH COMMEMORATIVE BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK FOR 1910, INCISED MODEL NOS. A 69., A 64. AND G 94., VARIOUS IMPRESSED AND PAINTED NUMERALS, THE FIRST TWO AFTER THE MODELS BY J.J. KÄNDLER, THE LAST AFTER THE MODEL BY J.C. SCHÖNHEIT

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    TWO MEISSEN FIGURES AND A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP EMBLEMATIC OF THE SEASONS
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, THE GROUP WITH COMMEMORATIVE BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK FOR 1910, INCISED MODEL NOS. A 69., A 64. AND G 94., VARIOUS IMPRESSED AND PAINTED NUMERALS, THE FIRST TWO AFTER THE MODELS BY J.J. KÄNDLER, THE LAST AFTER THE MODEL BY J.C. SCHÖNHEIT
    The first two emblematic of Fall, modeled standing and either holding a basket or garland of fruiting grapvine, one holding a goblet aloft; the group emblematic of Winter, modeled as a woodcutter seated on a sled, his companion warming her hands by a fire, on an oval base molded with stiff-leaf tips
    5 3/8 in. (13.6 cm.) high, the group (3)


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    See T.H. Clarke, Marcolini Meissen Figures, Engraved by Friedrich Elsasser 1785-1792, London, 1988 p. 88, pl. 105 for a line drawing of the group.

    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this lot is being sold as described (not as illustrated). The single figures of Winter and the figure of Fall holding a goblet have been swapped in the images in the printed catalogue for lots 150 and 152.

    The images shown in the saleroom and on Christie's Live are correct.