London, South Kensington
7 June 2001
A Meissen group of two putti
emblematic of America and Europe, from a Set of the Continents, America wearing feathered head-dress and waist band, modelled seated on crocodile, Europe modelled seated on a rocky outcrop, holding an orb and a sceptre, on rocky shaped oval scroll-moulded base, blue crossed swords marks, Pressnummer 24, incised 1259, circa 1880 (damages and restoration) -- 25cm. high
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