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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 153

    TWO MEISSEN SCENT-BOTTLES

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, THE FIRST INCISED 2472

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    TWO MEISSEN SCENT-BOTTLES
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, THE FIRST INCISED 2472
    The first a double-scent bottle, modelled as a monk concealing a woman in a bundle of wheat on his back, a basket of eggs on one arm, a goose in his hand; the second as a hunter making advances on a shepherdess, attended by a dog and a lamb
    3 in. (7.5 cm.) high (2)


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    See an anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 26 and 27 January 2000, lot 248 for a similar example of the double-scent bottle. This group is sometimes referred to as the 'Provender of the Monastery'.

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