Late 19th / early 20th century, each with underglaze blue crossed swords mark, each part of a series dealing with the five senses modeled by Johann Carl Schonheit, the first: incised ''E5'' and ''74'', further marked with red overglaze painter's mark ''5'', depicting a seated lady smelling flowers (5.5'' H x 4.25'' W x 3.25'' D); the second: incised ''E5'' and ''62'', further marked with red overglaze painter's mark ''25'', a variation of the first model (5.5'' H x 4.25'' W x 3.25'' D); the third: incised ''E3'' and ''112'', further marked with red overglaze painter's mark ''29'', depicting a seated lady looking into a mirror (5.75'' H x 4.25'' W x 3.25'' D), 3 pieces, est: $1500/2000
*Price Realized: $1,800.00


Literature: These models illustrated, L. Mitchell, ''Meissen: Collector's Catalogue'', Woodbridge, 2004, p. 65, plate 2 . Provenance: Private Collection, Los Angeles, CA. Condition: Overall good condition. The first and second with minor variations, as stated. The second with craquelure to lady's left arm and a minor chip to glaze on her right arm. Felt pads applied to undersides.

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