25 October 2007,
Price realised USD 5,250
USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
A MEISSEN FIGURE OF PSYCHE
20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED R. HOLBE, DRESDEN, THE STAND IMPRESSED 19
The goddess modelled seated on a tree-stump and playing a harp, a butterfly perched on her hand, raised on a circular plinth
17¼ in. (43.8 cm.) high
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Cf. 1910 Meissen Catalogue, op. cit., pl. 64 and anonymous sale, Metz, Heidelberg, 28 April 2007, lot 729.
This lot is offered without reserve.No sales tax is due on the purchase price of this lot if it is picked up or delivered in the State of New York.
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