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Item Number: 616

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Meissen owl from a series of  75 mainly Meissen animals created as an elaborate table decoration by Max Esser between 1920 and 1928 and entitled Reineke Fuchs.  Reineke Fuchs was a series of loosely connected fables which became popular in mediaeval Europe and usually concerned the struggle between the sly fox Reynard and the powerful wolf Isegrim.

 

 

 

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Height in cms: 12.50
Height in inches: 4.92
Model Number: H 224
Mark Info: Crossed swords in under glaze blue. Impressed model number 128. Painter's number 12 in brown. Impressed symbol which appears on every piece from the Reineke Fuchs series.
Circa: 1922
Price Band: 2,000 - 5,000
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