25 October 2007
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TWO MEISSEN FIGURES EMBLEMATIC OF LOVE, 'MONUMENT MIT SCHREIBENDEN AMOR' AND 'AMOR MIT BOGEN'
19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED G.30. AND E.82., RESPECTIVELY, THE SECOND IMPRESSED 51 AND 95, PAINTED 50., AFTER THE MODELS BY M.V. ACIER
Each with Cupid standing leaning against a plinth, one taking aim with his weapons of love, his quiver beside him, a pair of billing doves at his feet, the other pointing an arrow at a love letter beside the mask of a young maiden draped in ivy, both on oval key-pattern bases
7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) high (2)
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Cf. Clarke, op. cit., pp. 27 and 68, pl. 33 and pp. 35 and 83, pl. 87 for a discussion and line drawings of these figures.
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