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Six Meissen Porcelain Motto Figures

Auction:
3115B
Lot:
447
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3115B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Six Meissen Porcelain Motto Figures, Germany, 20th century, each with gilded trim and polychrome enamel decorated, modeled in varying poses with inscribed titles below, underglaze crossed swords marks, 4 1/2 to 5 7/8 in.
Estimate $300-500

Je le captive: In very good condition throughout.
Je prends mon essor: Toes chipped to raised foot.
Je les punis: Partial ribbon missing.
Je les ramene: Minor chipping to a flower petal.
Coup sur coup: End of bow missing.
Je les accouple: Ribbon ties heavily damaged and poorly repaired.


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, Ceramic glaze, China painting, Glass, Meissen porcelain, Porcelain, Pottery, Visual arts, Volkstedt porcelain

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