Nest Egg Auctions
Live Auction

Annual New Years Auction

Sat, Dec 30, 2023 01:00PM EST
Lot 264

Estate German Porcelain Miniatures

Estimate: $200 - $400

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
Seventeen fine porcelain miniatures: a ballerina bearing the mark of MV Mueller & Co. measuring approximately 4" in height and 3" at its widest (this being the largest shipping item); a pair of two Rosenthal figurines depicting a man gifting a bouquet of flowers to a woman; a miniature ottoman or foot stool decorated with cherubic figure (this being the smallest shhipping item at only 3/4" x 1 3/8" x 7/8"); a pair of two figurines (believed to be the work of the Oldest Volkstedt Porcelain Company) depicting a man and a woman in chairs with their pastimes (the man, a violin and the woman, a book); three ballerinas (also believed to be Oldest Volkstedt Porcelain Co.); a pair of figurines depicting a man and a woman sitting outdoors (marked simply "Germany" with difficult to discern numbers on the backs of their chairs); a tiny vase, a cherub and a pair of figurines depicting a boy and girl collecting flowers bear illegible makers marks; and without any visible mark at all is a three fluted vase and a man lounging in the grass. All of these pieces appear in excellent condition with no visible imperfections. Keywords: statuary, lace, antique, vintage

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