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A MEISSEN CHINOISERIE ARBOUR GROUP AND A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A LADY
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A MEISSEN CHINOISERIE ARBOUR GROUP AND A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A LADY

THE FIRST 20TH CENTURY, THE SECOND 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED 2653. AND 2671., IMPRESSED 111[ AND 6., RESPECTIVELY, THE LADY WITH PAINTED 58., AFTER THE MODELS BY P. REINICKE

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A MEISSEN CHINOISERIE ARBOUR GROUP AND A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A LADY
THE FIRST 20TH CENTURY, THE SECOND 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED 2653. AND 2671., IMPRESSED 111[ AND 6., RESPECTIVELY, THE LADY WITH PAINTED 58., AFTER THE MODELS BY P. REINICKE
The first modelled after Boucher as a gentleman and companion seated within a pierced and flower-encrusted arbour, she holding a book in one hand; the second as a young woman holding a scroll, on a rocaille- moulded base
8 in. (20.2 cm.) high, the first (2)
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See Butler, op. cit., pl. XVI, 158 and 222 for examples of both models in the Hermitage and the Boucher engraving upon which the group is based. Also see L. and Y. Adams, op. cit., p. 176 and 179; Berling, op. cit., p. 55 (the single figure); and Menzhausen, op. cit., p. 165 (the group).

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