01-10-2015 01-10-2015
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January 10, 2015 10:00AMCalender

Three Meissen Porcelain Figures

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2776B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 10, 2015 10:00AM


Three Meissen Porcelain Figures, Germany, 19th century, each with gilt trim and polychrome enameling: a salt dish with reclining man, lg. 6 1/2; a seated mother with children, ht. 6 3/4; and an allegorical figure with scantily clothed man holding a woman atop his shoulder, ht. 7 1/4 in.
Estimate $500-700

Reclining male: In very good condition throiughout, factory second mark.
Mother and children: several repairs to three shoes, a child's arm and lady's wrist; one child missing thumb; hairline to base restored; area of mark drilled.
Allegorical figure: Chips and losses to edges of his cloth, branch and leaves.

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