DuMouchelles
Live Auction

Art Glass, Fine Porcelain & Antiques

Sat, Apr 16, 2016 11:00AM EDT - Sun, Apr 17, 2016 11:00AM EDT
Lot 1003

MEISSEN PORCELAIN MYTHOLOGICAL FIGURE GROUP

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

Bid Increments

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$0 $5
$30 $10
$100 $25
$400 $50
$900 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
MEISSEN PORCELAIN MYTHOLOGICAL FIGURE GROUP, H 16 1/2", W 11", NEPTUNE WITH NEREID:Modeled as Neptune standing within a shell base, a Nereid, possibly his wife Salacia, stands beside him; the unglazed base is marked with blue crossed swords (see additional photo). Measures H.16 1/2" x 11" x 7". From the collection of Dr. Marion Scott and Ann Scott, Grosse Pointe Shores.

Condition

Neptune lacks trident in his right hand, his right thigh shows a repair as does the wreath in his left hand; her right hand has been repaired; the pup at the base has a chipped claw; the shell-form base with restoration.  See additional photos. There is a chip to the front point on the crown and some old repairs to the crown.