25 October 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 2,125
Estimate USD 600 - USD 800
TWO MEISSEN FIGURES OF A GALLANT AND COMPANION
LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED F.51. AND F.50., IMPRESSED 147 AND 36, RESPECTIVELY, AFTER THE MODELS BY M.V. ACIER
Each modelled seated, he holding two cherries, she with a dog on her lap looking at its reflection in a mirror, both on circular spiraling stop-fluted bases
6 in. (15.2 cm.) high, the lady (2)
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Compare Berling, op. cit., table 20, fig. 2 and 3. Also see Clarke, op. cit., p. 75, fig. 58 and 60 for line drawings of these models.
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This small painting by Theodore Rousseau was not only groundbreaking, it also boasts a fascinating provenance