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Meissen Porcelain Figural Group

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
180
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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Meissen Porcelain Figural Group, Germany, 19th century, polychrome enamel decorated allegorical depiction of a woman attending to a cherub scribing in a book and centering several women and children about the freeform rocky base, crossed swords mark, ht. 11 in.
Estimate $700-900

Object in cherub's hand missing; five hands with finger losses or finger repairs; one toe loss, loss to headdress of woman attending to cherub; scattered chips to flowers; three part hairline to base extending the full length and primarily visible underneath; the mark with two incised lines below.

Keywords

Meissen Porcelain Figural Group, Germany, Hebrew Bible, Meissen, Meissen porcelain, Porcelain

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