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Two Meissen Porcelain Figures of Putti

Auction:
2975B
Lot:
696
Sold for:
$461$375

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2975B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 13, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Two Meissen Porcelain Figures of Putti, Germany, 19th/20th century, each polychrome decorated, with blue crossed swords mark to underside; one of a putto blowing into a conch horn while riding a dolphin, ht. 4 7/8; the other a putto planting rose bushes, ht. 5 in.
Estimate $300-500


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Germany, Angels, Glass, Manufacturing, Matter, Meissen, Meissen porcelain, Porcelain, Putto, Renaissance art

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