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Large pair of 19th century Meissen figures - Day and Night

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A magnificent and large pair of Meissen allegorical porcelain figures depicting "Day and Night”, originally modeled by Heinrich Schwabe.
Day with sunrays and a sunflower, and "Night" with a crown of stars and an owl, both on dome bases.

Circa 1875.

Meissen blue crossed swords mark.

Height: 21”

Heinrich Schwabe (1847-1924) studied at the arts and crafts school in Nuremberg (Germany) and was a professor in Nuremberg from 1875 to 1907. The artist was known for his famous cupid series (L models), which he designed for the Meissen manufactory, and also created models for busts, children and genre figures.