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A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A BABY AND A SPANIEL, 'LA DOUCEUR DE L'ENFACE'
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A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A BABY AND A SPANIEL, 'LA DOUCEUR DE L'ENFACE'

LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED E.77, IMPRESSED 70, PAINTED 12., AFTER THE MODEL BY M.V. ACIER

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A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A BABY AND A SPANIEL, 'LA DOUCEUR DE L'ENFACE'
LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED E.77, IMPRESSED 70, PAINTED 12., AFTER THE MODEL BY M.V. ACIER
Modelled as a baby laying on a small pillowed bed, its blankets strewn asunder and its rattle hanging to one side, attended by a dog, on a rocky canted rectangular stop-fluted base enriched in gilt
7½ in. (19 cm.) wide
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Lot Essay

Cf. Berling, op. cit., p. 68, fig. 166 and Clarke, op. cit., pp. 25 and 28, pl. 28 for illustrations of this model.
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