A pair of Meissen busts of children allegorical of the seasons, circa 1880
Lot 255
A pair of Meissen busts of children allegorical of the seasons, circa 1880
Sold for £1,750 (US$ 2,941) inc. premium
Lot Details
A pair of Meissen busts of children allegorical of the seasons, circa 1880
Modelled by Heinrich Schwabe, one as Summer, wearing a pale-green hat with moulded flowers including a poppy and a wheat shaft, the other as Autumn, wearing a fur wrap, with a vine wreath in his hair and hanging over his shoulder, 28.5cm and 26cm high, crossed swords and dash in underglaze-blue, incised model numbers K176 and K177, impressed 124, 144 and 88 (very minor losses to the encrusted flower petals) (2)
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  1. Nette Megens
    Specialist - European Ceramics
    Bonhams
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    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
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