25 October 2007,
Price realised USD 3,750
USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
A MEISSEN MYTHOLOGICAL CHARIOT GROUP
19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK
Modelled as an amorous Zephyr and Flora riding in a lion-mask moulded chariot as Cupid watches over them holding his bow in one hand, a rose in the other
9½ in. (24.1 cm.) long
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The model number for this group is recorded as A.84. For an outside decorated example of this model, see anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 21 April 2001, lot 60. Cf. 1910 Meissen Catalogue, op. cit., pl. 20.
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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