Lot 394: JOHANNA MEIER-MICHEL FOR WIENER KUNSTKERAMISCHE WERKSTÄTTE GROUP OF FOUR 'FOUR SEASONS' FIGURES, CIRCA 1910 24cm and 25cm high
October 26, 2016
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
JOHANNA MEIER-MICHEL FOR WIENER KUNSTKERAMISCHE WERKSTÄTTE
GROUP OF FOUR 'FOUR SEASONS' FIGURES, CIRCA 1910
each allegorical of the seasons, painted in black on a white ground, each with impressed makers mark and numbered 1370-3 (4)
24cm and 25cm high
Winter: Small chip to front foot rim
Autumn: Fine crack around neck, minor grazing to five fruits in the basket at the front
Summer: Minor enamel nicks to edge of hat and tiny graze to one high point on the bouquet
Spring: Shallow chip to foot rim at front, two tiny chips to floral bouquet
All pieces have fine allover crazing to the glaze, good crisp decoration and detail, all factory marks very clear.
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Notes: Provenance: Sotheby's, Tuesday 22nd May 1997, 'Colstoun, Haddington, East Lothian', Lot 431