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A MEISSEN GROUP OF CHILDREN DRESSING UP
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A MEISSEN GROUP OF CHILDREN DRESSING UP

CIRCA 1761, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK

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A MEISSEN GROUP OF CHILDREN DRESSING UP
CIRCA 1761, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK
Modelled by J.J. Kändler, with a girl seated on a scroll-moulded chair, scantily clad in a purple-flowered puce robe with a white ruff, a boy on the left with his hand held out to her face, another girl standing on a stool behind her garlanding her head with flowers, a casket of jewels nearby, on a scroll-moulded mound base enriched in gilding and applied with flowers and foliage (her right hand, wrist and snuff-box lid replacements, mirror lacking from her hand, restoration to garland and attendant's fingers, further very small repairs, his jacket with some re-touching to gilding, sword partially lacking, mirror lacking, slight chipping to flowers, slight wear to gilding)
5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm.) high
Provenance
Anon., sale Lempertz, Cologne
With Disch.
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Lot Essay

See R. Rückert, op. cit. (Munich, 1966), pl. 249, no. 1021 for a similar example.
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