25 October 2007
This lot is offered without a reserve
A MEISSEN MUSICALE FIGURE GROUP
LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED B 60, IMPRESSED 144, PAINTED 13., AFTER THE MODEL BY J.J. KÄNDLER
Modelled as two young men and two young women playing the french horn, lute, hurdy-gurdy and flute, a violin, books of sheet music and a wine bottle at their feet, on a round base moulded with swags and applied with a ribbon-tied band of laurel
10½ in. (26.7 cm.) high
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Cf. Berling, op. cit., p. 65, fig. 151.
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