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A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP OF THE THREE GRACES
A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP OF THE THREE GRACES

CIRCA 1880, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK WITH INCISION BELOW, INCISED H.71. IMPRESSED 101 AND PAINTED 7., AFTER A MODEL BY C.G JÜCHTZER

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A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP OF THE THREE GRACES
CIRCA 1880, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK WITH INCISION BELOW, INCISED H.71. IMPRESSED 101 AND PAINTED 7., AFTER A MODEL BY C.G JÜCHTZER
Based on a drawing by Schenau, the three figures standing before a cylindrical plinth, decorated with bands of beading flanking a moulded rinceau applied with roses, on a marbelized rectangular base
15 7/8 in. (40.5 cm.) high.

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See T.H. Clarke, Marcolini Meissen Figures Engraved by Friedrich Elsasser 1785-1792, London, 1988, p. 44 and 98 fig. 141 (plates 7 & 8) for a drawing, a photograph of the model, an engraving and a discussion of this piece. Also see Dr. K. Berling, ed., Meissen China an Illustrated History, New York, 1972, p. 73, fig. 176 for a biscuit example.
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