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    Sale 1983

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

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 34

    TWO MEISSEN 'UNDER THE TREE' PASTORAL FIGURE GROUPS

    20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED MODEL NOS. D.94 AND D.95, IMPRESSED 98A AND 707 AND CYPHER, AFTER THE MODELS BY M.V. ACIER AND J.C. SCHÖNHEIT

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    TWO MEISSEN 'UNDER THE TREE' PASTORAL FIGURE GROUPS
    20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED MODEL NOS. D.94 AND D.95, IMPRESSED 98A AND 707 AND CYPHER, AFTER THE MODELS BY M.V. ACIER AND J.C. SCHÖNHEIT
    Each modeled as a maiden seated below an apple tree either gathering flowers or playing the lute, attended by a gentleman looking at a watch or offering flowers and a child picking apples or with a floral crown, on a stepped rocky oval base applied with ribbon-tied laurel
    11 in. (27.9 cm.) high, the second (2)


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    See T.H. Clarke, Marcolini Meissen Figures, Engraved by Friedrich Elsasser, 1785-1792, London, 1988, p. 23 and 62, pl. 17 and 18 for line drawings and a discussion of these groups.