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Summer Fine Art & Antiques Auction - Day 1

Sat, Jul 8, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 264

Meissen 4 Seasons Figural Centerpiece & Candelabra, 2 pcs.

Estimate: $700 - $900
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1st item: German Meissen Rococo style tall porcelain figural two-part centerpiece consisting of an oval reticulated bowl, with handles, supported on a central standard with putti engaging in various allegorical activities relating to the four seasons, atop a round rococo base, with raised applied flower and leaf decoration; gilt highlights throughout. Underside with blue underglaze crossed swords mark, 28, and other incised numbers. Together with a conforming rocaille base with matching decoration also marked with blue underglaze crossed swords mark and other incised numbers. Centerpiece alone measures 16" H x 15 1/2" W x 10 3/4" D. Overall with base: 20 1/4" H. 2nd item: A convertible German Meissen Rococo style figural candelabra/candlestick consisting of a removable three-arm candleholder above a branch-style standard adorned with two putti representing autumn and winter and a scrolled footed base; raised applied floral and fruit decoration and gilt highlights throughout. The removable arm and base are likely not original to each other. The base underside has blue underglaze crossed swords mark and other incised numbers. 19 1/4" H x 10 1/2" dia. All pieces 4th quarter 19th century.


1st item: One handle of basket with old repair. One top edge of the base with old repair. Scattered fleabites and losses to applied flowers to both pieces. 2nd item: Scattered fleabites and losses to applied flowers, overall good condition. The removable candleholder does not sit flush into the base and is likely not original. Lacking the matching second candelabra.

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The Estate of Edward Laudermilk, Nashville, Tennessee.