Seven (7) pieces of porcelain, including figures, urn, jug, and plateau. 1st item: Porcelain covered milk or cream pitcher, the lid with artichoke style finial and purple flower decoration, leaf molded spout. Crossed swords mark to underside, possibly Meissen. 6 7/8" H. Condition: 1/2" flake with staining to spout, 1/3" chip to underside of foot rim. 2nd item: Small porcelain urn with round domed lid, blue and gilt painted diaper and medallion pattern to body, two acanthus scroll molded handles, on a square base. Crossed arrow mark partially visible on underside. 6 7/8" H. Condition: restoration to upper rim. 3rd item: Sevres style metal mounted plateau, 5 1/4" H, possibly the base to a larger object. Condition: wear to metal. 4th item: 5 1/8" dia. round dish with blue border and putti decoration to center. Condition: restoration to hairline. 5th item: Porcelain figurine of a young man playing a guitar and holding a bouquet of yellow roses. 9" H. Condition: loss to tip of guitar. 6th item: Nymphenburg Blanc de chine porcelain figurine of a woman in 18th century dress with large skirt, and holding a fan behind her head. Impressed shield mark to front center base and underside. 6 1/2" H. Excellent condition. 7th item: Orientalist figurine of a man wearing a turban with a sheathed sword handing from the sash of his robe. Impressed mark "32" to underside. 5 1/2" H. Condition: UV light reveals restoration to figure's neck and right hand. Provenance: private Nashville, TN Collection, by descent from the estates of Edith and Richard Mickenhagen, Munich, Germany and San Paolo, Brazil. Richard Mickenhagen authored the book "European Porcelain" (Munich: Gugath & Sohn, undated, c. 1955). CONDITION: All items in good condition except where noted in description above.
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