25 October 2007
This lot is offered without a reserve
A MATCHED PAIR OF MEISSEN FIGURES OF A SHEPHERD AND SHEPHERDESS EMBLEMATIC OF LIBERTY AND MATRIMONY
LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, BOTH INCISED N.6, ONE IMPRESSED 3, PAINTED 11. AND 47, RESPECTIVELY, AFTER THE MODELS BY J.J. KÄNDLER
Each modelled standing, a tree-stump to one side, attended by a lamb, he as Liberty, letting a bird take flight from his finger, she as Matrimony, holding a cage, both on rocky rocaille-moulded bases
10¾ in. (27.2 cm.) high (2)
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Cf. 1910 Meissen Catalogue, op. cit., pl. 7.
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