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TWO MEISSEN FIGURE GROUPS EMBLEMATIC OF WISDOM AND WAR
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TWO MEISSEN FIGURE GROUPS EMBLEMATIC OF WISDOM AND WAR

19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED D.2 AND D.1, IMPRESSED 163 AND 68 AND 72 AND 12..., GILT 40. AND PAINTED 77., RESPECTIVELY

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TWO MEISSEN FIGURE GROUPS EMBLEMATIC OF WISDOM AND WAR
19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED D.2 AND D.1, IMPRESSED 163 AND 68 AND 72 AND 12..., GILT 40. AND PAINTED 77., RESPECTIVELY
Modelled as either Minerva or Mars standing with their shield, attended by three putti holding attributes emblematic of either wisdom or war, including a putto in the guise of young Hercules, on rocky oval rocaille-moulded bases
8¼ in. (20.9 cm.) high, Minerva; 8 in. (20.3 cm.) high, Mars (2)
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Cf. 1910 Meissen Catalogue, op. cit., pl. 20.

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