07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00AMCalender
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Meissen Figural Group The Good Mother

$3,645$3,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Meissen Figural Group The Good Mother, Germany, mid-19th century, the mother seated, her three children surrounding her, first modeled by Acier in 1784, with gilt details and first quality crossed swords mark to base, approx ht. 9 in.
Estimate $500-700

Baby in lap: loss to object in one hand and repair to the other. Boy in blue: loss to plume in hat and chip to brim of hat. Loss and possible repair to foot. Scattered minor loss to enamel and gilt. First quality mark.

Keywords

Meissen Figural Group, The Good Mother, Germany