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Meissen Porcelain Figural Compote and Stand

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
124
Sold for:
$5,925$5,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Meissen Porcelain Figural Compote and Stand, Germany, late 19th century, polychrome enameled and gilded, the two-handled reticulated basket with applied flowers supported atop a freeform pedestal adorned with flowers, the base surrounded by cherubs representing the four seasons, ht. 17 1/2; mounted on a raised square base with applied flowers to scrolled feet, ht. 4 5/8 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Numerous chips to flower petals; old and discolored repairs to legs and feet of one putti, toe of another putti; minor scattered losses throughout. First quality mark. Base with heavy chipping to flower petals.

Keywords

Germany, Botany, Flower, Petal

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