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 Father

$3,038$2,500
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Meissen Figural Group The Good Father, Germany, 19th century, the father seated on a settee, his three children surrounding him, originally modeled by Schonheit in 1785, with gilt details and first quality crossed sword mark to base, ht. 8 1/4 in.
Estimate $500-700

Father: chip to hat. Boy on lap: loss and inpainting to plume on hat. Boy in turquoise: repair and inpainting to back of head. Scattered minor loss to enamel and gilt. First quality mark.

Keywords

Meissen Figural Group, The Good Father, Germany