25 October 2007
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A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP EMBLEMATIC OF ASTRONOMY
19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED E.18, IMPRESSED .51., PAINTED 74
Modelled as the muse Urania seated before a tree gazing at a sunburst in her hand, a celestial globe at her left, a silver moon and an inspired putto writing in a ledger at her feet, on a circular gilt enriched base applied with a laurel vine
8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) high
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Cf. 1910 Meissen Catalogue, op. cit., pl. 18.
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