25 October 2007
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TEN MEISSEN MODELS OF DEVISENKINDER
LATE 18TH-EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, ONE WITH BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND STAR, INCISED F.3, F.4., F.6., F 7., F 11., F.12., F.13, F 15. AND F.16, VARIOUS IMPRESSED AND PAINTED NUMERALS, AFTER THE MODELS BY M.V. ACIER AND J.C. SCHÖNHEIT
En suite to the preceding lot, including: 'Je les couronne', 'Je les rends legers', 'Je les balance', 'Je le punis', 'Las de vaincre je me repose', 'Je prends mon essor', 'Je les ramêne', 'Je découvre tout', 'Je les capitve' and 'Je le dompte'
5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high, 'Je les ramêne' (10)
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For line drawings and a discussion of these 'most celebrated' figures, see Clarke, op. cit., colour pl. 4 and pp. 27-28 and p. 69-72, fig. 37, 38, 40-42, 46-48, 50 and 51. Also see Walcha, op. cit. p. 484, fig. 120.
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