25 October 2007
This lot is offered without a reserve
A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP EMBLEMATIC OF THE SEASONS
LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED 1068., IMPRESSED 8..., GILT 31.
Modelled as four putti, Fall astride a barrel, holding up a goblet of wine, Spring and Summer embracing, Winter wearing a cloak and huddled beside a fire, on a rocaille-moulded base
5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) high
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