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Description: Meissen model of a Gray Cardinal. This bird is found in the south west of the United States and Mexico. First modelled by Paul Walther in 1917. The decoration uses the high fired enamel paints developed at Meissen towards the end of the nineteenth century. The tree stump is is highlighted with gold and the decoration of the leaves uses the normal over glaze painting.
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Height in cms: 21.00
Height in inches: 8.27
Model Number: F 217
Mark Info: Crossed swords in under glaze blue with dot. Impressed model number F 217. Impressed assembler's number 10 and painter's number 1 in brown.
Circa: 1925
Price Band: 1,000 - 2,000