London, South Kensington
5 July 2007
A PAIR OF MEISSEN MODELS OF LIONS
CIRCA 1745, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS TO ENDS OF BASES
Modelled to the left and right with their heads turned and one foreleg raised, their coats enriched in brown, both with short tree-stump supports on oval mound bases applied with flowers and foliage
3 in. (7.6 cm.) high (2)
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Stedelijkmuseum, Amsterdam, according to the attached paper labels.
Musée Ariana, Geneva, 1999.
A similar pair of lions were sold Christie's London on 9th July 2001, lot 255 and another on 5th July 2004, lot 158.
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