Antique 19th C Meissen Porcelain Figurine Spring Model 2730 Meyer No Reserve For Sale
Antique 19th C Meissen Porcelain Figurine Spring Model 2730 Meyer !
Up for sale is an antique Meissen porcelain figurine emblematic of Spring from the Seasons series.
Sculptor: Friedrich Elias Meyer
Modelled ca 1760
Marks: Meissen blue crossed swords from the 'button' period ca 1815-1924 (Ithink the figurine dates from the middle of the 19th century), impressed number 51, incised model number 2730X, painter's mark 43.
The figurine is probably a candlestick version of the initial model, its base is made slightly lower for extra stability and I've seen a candlestick with the same 8 5/8" (22cm)
Condition: there is glue to her head and one hand where the figurine has been restored, also numerous chips and restorations to the tree trunk behind her, please refer to the photos for all faults.
Offered with to clear space in my storage, rare opportunity to grab yourself an authentic antique Meissen piece at a fraction of its market price.
The figurine is quite large and heavy, it will exceed Small Packet limits hence the postage. If the actual postage is less than my quote, I will refund the difference.
Royal Mail has just put up prices dramatically, £5.65 is its actual postage for a parcel with just one cup and Icharge a small amount for boxes and packaging materials as Isell from £0.99 and do not include these costs in the item price. Please bear this in mind when you give will pack safely, with lots of bubble wrap and packing peanuts, and will ship in a sturdy box.
A note on international shipping: I SELL TO MANY DIFFERENT COUNTRIES, NOT JUST USA OR AUSTRALIA, AND AS I CANNOT SET P&P FOR EVERY SINGLE COUNTRY MY POSTAGE QUOTE IS AN ESTIMATE ONLY! IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT THE POSTAGE PLEASE CONTACT ME AND I'LL DO MY BEST TO GIVE YOU THE QUOTE TO YOUR PARTICULAR DESTINATION. IT WON'T BE CHEAP AS ROYAL MAIL IS NOT THE CHEAPEST POST IN THE WORLD I'M AFRAID, BUT IT MAY BE LESS THAN MY INITIAL ESTIMATE. I DO NOT MAKE PROFIT ON P&P, PLEASE SEE MY response SCORE FOR SHIPPING, IT REFLECTS MY ACTUAL CHARGES. If the actual Royal Mail postage is less than my shipping quote on I will refund the difference. I will gladly combine shipping whenever additional note to buyers from Russia: Icannot be held responsible for any parcel damaged or lost in transit to Russia as Russian Post is notorious for being extremely rough and unreliable. Please offer at your own discretion..
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