25 October 2007
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A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP OF APPLE PICKERS
LATE 19TH EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED 1998., IMPRESSED 121, PAINTED 41., AFTER THE MODEL BY J.J. KÄNDLER AND F.E. MEYER
Modelled as a youth on a ladder throwing apples down to three cohorts below, two collecting the plump fruits and one slicing a choice piece with a knife
10¾ in. (27.2 cm.) high
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