25 October 2007
This lot is offered without a reserve
A MEISSEN SOFA GROUP
LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, INCISED W 56., IMPRESSED 6, PAINTED 49., POSSIBLY OUTSIDE-DECORATED, AFTER THE MODEL BY J.J. KÄNDLER
Modelled as a gallant and companion seated on a rocaille-moulded sofa and playing the flute and a mandolin, respectively, a pug seated between them
9½ in. (24.1 cm.) wide
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