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    Sale 2034

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

    21 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 148

    TWO MEISSEN FIGURES EMBLEMATIC OF DUSK AND DAWN

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED M 105 AND M 106., IMPRESSED 88 AND 102, RESPECTIVELY

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    TWO MEISSEN FIGURES EMBLEMATIC OF DUSK AND DAWN
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED M 105 AND M 106., IMPRESSED 88 AND 102, RESPECTIVELY
    One modeled as a putto in the guise of Minerva, an owl at her feet, the other in the guise of Perseus, a flower in one hand, a torch in the other and a sunflower at his feet, each above a gilt dome and faux marble circular base raised on three rocaille feet
    7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high (2)


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    See The Dr. W.A. Criswell Collection, Christie's, New York, lot 139 for a similar pair. Also compare the 1910 Meissen Collector's Catalogue, pl. 10.