Lot 46: A Meissen-style porcelain figure group
December 11, 2012
Birmingham, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: A Meissen-style porcelain figure group. Modelled as a courting couple in 18th century costume seated upon a garden bench, he with hands clasped in imploring gesture, beneath a tree stump surmounted by a cherub as Cupid, the naturalistic oval base with gilt rococo scroll moulding, underglaze blue crossed batons verso, 12", (30.5cm) high (A/F).
Condition Report: Three branches reduced, another detached but present. Typical bocage losses. Firing flaw to rear of bench. Male - right index finger missing. Hem of tailcoat appears restored to naked eye but is not soft to bite. Female - right thumb missing. 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