Decorative Arts and Design

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June 13, 2019 at 2:00 pm ET

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LOT 191

Lot 191

Pair of Meissen Figures of Child Musicians, late 19th century

Pair of Meissen Figures of Child Musicians, late 19th century
Lot 191 Details
Pair of Meissen Figures of Child Musicians, late 19th century

each young girl modeled seated or standing, playing a flute or recorder on a moulded scroll base
height 5.1" — 13 cm.; 5.5" — 14 cm.
incised numerals 2568 and 2566, painted 37 in red and crossed swords marks in underglaze blue, one with single cancellation mark

Estimate $250-$350

Realised: $570
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

Provenance:

Lorenz and Irene Biricz Collection, Toronto

CONDITION DETAILS

minor restoration

LOT 191
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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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