25 October 2007
This lot is offered without a reserve
A MEISSEN CRINOLINE GROUP OF TWO LOVERS
LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED 518., IMPRESSED 136, PAINTED 33., AFTER THE MODEL BY J.J. KÄNDLER
Modelled standing in an embrace, on an oval rocky mound base
8 in. (20.3 cm.) high
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This group was inspired by a François Boucher painting based upon a scene from Molière's play Dom Garcie de Navarre. See Y. and L. Adams, op. cit., p. 22 for a further discussion. Cf. anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 10 November 2005, lot 340.
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