01-14-2012 01-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2579B Boston
January 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender
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Two Meissen Porcelain Motto Figures

$919$750
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2579B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Two Meissen Porcelain Motto Figures, Dresden, Je les balance with Cupid lifting a plane with a flaming heart and leaning against a tree trunk, ht. 5 1/2; and Las de vaincre je me repose, with Cupid sitting on a cloud and resting on a column with bow and arrows by his side, ht. 5 in., each with first quality crossed swords mark.
Estimate $700-900

Je les balance with plane lacking second element (likely another flaming heart), and chip to yellow sash. Las de vaincre je me repose with small chip to left wing.

Keywords

Dresden