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Lot 47: A German porcelain figure modelled as Summer
December 11, 2012
Birmingham, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: A German porcelain figure modelled as Summer. The maiden with parted hair and wheatear headdress, wearing a floral dress and pink mantle, her right breast exposed, holding a sickle and wheatear in her right hand, and attendant holding a wheatsheaf at her side, raised upon a tree stump base, underglaze blue hatch mark beneath, 7.75", (19.5cm) high, together with a pair of KPM Berlin figures modelled as cherub musicians, he with tricorn hat and hurdy-gurdy, she with lute, orange printed, underglaze blue and impressed marks beneath, 4", (10cm) high, (A/F), (3)
Condition Report: Small losses to wheatear in hair and to wheatear in right hand. Left little finger depleted. Both KPM figures lack their wings; female lacks tip of lute, strap encircling body, chip to lower edge of lute body, and loss to toes of right foot. Please note:Due to the size and vulnerability of the items in our Antiques & Fine Art auctions we are unable to post out these items "in house". We do, however recommend a selection of packaging and shipping companies. For national and international deliveries, we suggest: IJK Couriers07917 500522 Email: info@ijkcouriers. co. uk www. ijkcouriers. co. uk Alban Shipping01582 493 099 Email: info@albanshipping. co. uk www. albanshipping. co. uk