Lot 158 , A Meissen group of the Tailors wife, c.1750, height 17.5cm, some losses
A Meissen group of the Tailor's wife, c.1750, the wife seated on a goat with suckling kid and holding a swaddled child, underglaze blue crossed swords mark to the edge of the flower encrusted base, height 17.5cm, some losses
The figure has a firing crack to the back of her neck in two tiny areas, the goat is missing a section of its left horn and has small chip loss and remnants of old restoration to its left ear, the tail of the goat is lacking and the left hind leg of the goat has discoloured restoration, the base of the tree stump has a firing crack to it and just below this is another crack which extends right across the base, typical losses to the flowers and leaves on the base, there appears to be some restoration to the ribbons on her bonnet and she is also lacking the thumb on her left hand with some old restoration around the area.
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Sold for £800