MEISSEN PORCELAIN FIGURE OF THE CHOCOLATE GIRL BY LIOTARD (HELMIG DESIGN C. 1901)
Item History and Pricing
|Original/Reproduction: Antique Original||Object Type: Figurine|
Description: This auction is for a charming Meissen porcelain figure of a young servant girl holding a tray with a trembleuse cup filled with chocolate, and a glass of milk. The modeller Paul Helmig at the Meissen manufacture created the Chocolate Girl around 1901. The figurine is based on the famous painting 'La belle chocolatière' by the Swiss painter Etienne Liotard. This painting hangs ...in the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister in Dresden (Germany).The girl wears a long dress with an apron. Her head is covered by a bonnet. On this figurine the cup and saucer and the glass of milk are fixed to the tray. The figurine measures 7 ¼ " (184 mm) high, by 3.75" deep by 3" (75 mm) wide. It weighs 470 grams.
The figure is hand decorated in wonderful bright colours, partially enhanced with gold. It is marked on the base with the Meissen crossed swords mark in underglaze blue and the incised marks: ’34 –T 5’. It has a wonderful appearance and is in perfect condition, without damages or repairs. See the pictures for your own impression. I guarantee age (c. 1900) and authenticity as described above. Please view my other auctions. I will be happy to combine shipments at lower costs. Shipping and payment:Item location: The Netherlands. I will ship worldwide. Costs of shipping will be on account of buyer and will be kept as low as possible. Worldwide shipping costs will be $ 36.00 by registered priority mail. I always pack very carefully and will ship within 24 hours after receipt of payment. Please view my other auctions. I will be happy to combine shipments at lower costs. View my website for current offers of fine antiques and collectables: www.haffmansantiek.nl . Please contact me for further information.OTHER EBAYER FEEDBACK: "Just wanted to say it really made my day to see this item turn out to be exactly as nice as you described it in your listing and when you answered my questions. I seldom get a item that is better than expected and this is one of those rare occasions. Thank you so very much for making it possible for me to display this and everytime it's viewed there will be a smile. I could not have asked for a better item or seller and definitely will put you in my favorite sellers category and look in often. Many thanks for everything and I do appreciate all you have done from the great packaging job to the great communication and everything in between. Best regards and with graditude - Museumcollections"• All Sales Final - No bargaining on shipping costs
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