25 October 2007
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THREE MEISSEN FIGURE GROUPS EMBLEMATIC OF WAR, SPRING, AND MUSIC
LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED 2344., 2502. AND 2464., VARIOUS IMPRESSED AND PAINTED NUMERALS
War modelled as two seated putti drawing a sword, a helmet nearby; Spring as four putti holding flowers and stringing garlands; Music as two putti, one playing pipes, the other with a score in his lap, a tambourine and lyre at their feet; all on rocaille-moulded bases
6½ in. (16.4 cm.) high, Spring (3)
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For an example of Spring in the collection of the Hermitage, see Butler, op. cit., pl. 229.
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