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Pair of Meissen Porcelain Musicians

Auction:
2940B
Lot:
806
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2940B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 07, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Meissen Porcelain Musicians, Germany, late 19th/early 20th century, polychrome decorated figures of men playing instruments, both on gilded and scrolled base, with factory marks to underside; a man with a recorder and a dog by his side, ht. 5 1/2; the other a cellist, ht. 4 7/8 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Shepherd boy with dog: One ear to dog restored.
Cellist: restored bow.


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

Germany, Factory mark, Glass, Meissen, Meissen porcelain, Porcelain, Pottery, Recorder, Volkseigene Betriebe

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