A pair of Meissen sweetmeat figures of children circa 1750

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Lot 13*
A pair of Meissen sweetmeat figures of children
circa 1750

Sold for £ 540 (US$ 673) inc. premium
A pair of Meissen sweetmeat figures of children
circa 1750
The girl with a straw hat hung over her arm, holding out the folds of her apron, the boy holding a large basket under his left arm, their costumes picked out in colours, her apron and his jacket painted with indianische blumen, standing on irregular shell bases, 10cm and 11.5cm high, mounted on modern wood bases (restoration to her hat ribbon and his left hand and basket, a few minor chips) (2)
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