27 June 2007
This lot is offered without a reserve
A ROYAL PRESENTATION SEVRES WHITE BISCUIT FIGURE OF ELISABETH, QUEEN OF THE BELGIANS, (1876-1965)
BY ALFRED COURLENS, CIRCA 1930, IMPRESSED MARKS, INCISED CV 16/24
Modelled standing fashionably dressed in a fur coat and long flowing dress, tiara and a casacading feather in her left hand, on a rectangular base, incised Alfred Courlens/Bruxelles/1930, with fitted pale-blue leather case with crowned reversed double 'E' for Elisabeth, Queen of the Belgians, the reverse with a verse of poetry by Emile Verhaeren
11 3/8 in. (29.3 cm.) high
Elisabeth, Queen of the Belgians, (1876-1965) and by descent to her daughter, Maria-Jose, Queen of Italy, (1906-2001).
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Emile Verhaeren, (1855-1916) was a Belgian poet and a founder of the school of symbolism.
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