01-14-2012 01-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2579B Boston
January 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender

Two Meissen Porcelain Motto Figures

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


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.