25 October 2007
This lot is offered without a reserve
A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP OF VENUS AND CUPID
LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED O.161 AND II, IMPRESSED 137, PAINTED 7., AFTER THE MODEL ERAS
Modelled as Cupid standing before the goddess of love, she confiscating his bow and arrows, seated on a rocky mound above a rocaille-moulded base
8 in. (20.3 cm.) high
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Cf. Berling, op. cit., table 29, fig. 5.
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