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Meissen Mythological Figural Group with Globe

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
748
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Meissen Mythological Figural Group with Globe, late 19th century, the woman resting her hand on the globe, holding a telescope, with a cherub scribe at base, incised "E 18", inscribed "163" and "168," red painted "54," blue crossed swords mark, ht. 6 7/8 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Cracks in rocks and tree stump (firing process result), minor surface wear to base. Restoration of fingers holding telescope.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Crossed swords, Meissen

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