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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 7

    TWO MEISSEN MATCHED PAIRS OF COMPANION FIGURES

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED F.73, C.69 AND F.68 TO TWO, AFTER THE MODELS BY M.V. ACIER AND J.C. SCHÖNHEIT

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    TWO MEISSEN MATCHED PAIRS OF COMPANION FIGURES
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED F.73, C.69 AND F.68 TO TWO, AFTER THE MODELS BY M.V. ACIER AND J.C. SCHÖNHEIT
    Comprising a gentleman with a nest of eggs in his hat, a shepherdess holding a caged bird and a love letter, a gardener with a watering can and a shepherdess tying a bow on her lamb, all on round stylized key-pattern bases enriched in gilt
    7½ in. (19 cm.) high (4)


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    Cf. Clarke, op. cit., p. 78, pl. 72 and 73 for a drawing of the shepherdess and the figure with the nest and p. 80, pl. 78 for the figure with the birdcage.

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