25 October 2007
This lot is offered without a reserve
A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP EMBLEMATIC OF AGRICULTURE
LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, IMPRESSED MODEL 2945., IMPRESSED 15 AND 70, PAINTED 5.
Modelled as two putti, one standing with a sack of grain behind him, the other next to a tree, a hoe and a spade at his feet, on a rocaille- moulded base
6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high
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