New York, East
23 May 2001
PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK ESTATE
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A MEISSEN FIGURE GROUP OF PUTTI EMBLEMATIC OF THE ARTS
Late 19th century, blue crossed swords mark, incised C33., impressed 92 and painted 7.
Modelled as two putti, one seated drawing on a tablet, the other at his side holding a palette, on a flower-encrusted rocaille-moulded base
4¾in. (12cm.) high
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