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Item Number: 590

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Description:  Meissen wolf modelled by Max Esser from a series of 75 models known as Reynard the Fox. Reynard the Fox was the central animal in a series of loosely connected animal fables which were popular in mediaeval Europe. The whole series was created by Max Esser between 1920 and 1928. This model is decorated with a highly stylised use of orange and gold very redolent of the Art Deco period. 
Height in cms: 27.20
Height in inches: 10.71
Model Number: H 257
Mark Info: Crossed swords with dot in under glaze blue. Incised monogram denoting that this is one of the 75 models from the Reynard the Fox series. Incised model number H257. Impressed assembler's number 128. Impressed M Esser on base with M.Esser written in gold s
Circa: 1925
Price Band: 2,000 - 5,000
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