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AN ASSEMBLED GROUP OF SIX VOLKSTEDT GILT AND ENAMEL DECORATED PORCELAIN MONKEY ORCHESTRA FIGURES, RUDOLSTADT, GERMANY, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, each with the underside impressed with "V 202...," before a molded ring enclosing underglaze blue printed "N" over a six point crown above crossed batons, the last two figures lack the molded ring and have different V number sequence; the conductor, underside impressed with tiny, "E" and "V20213," height: 6 1/8"; a seated female soloist, underside impressed, "V20214," height: 4 1/4"; the trumpeter, underside impressed, "V20216," height: 4 1/4"; the drummer, underside impressed, "V20217, height: 4 1/2"; a female soloist, underside impressed with tiny, "4" and "V20405," height: 4"; and the pianist, underside impressed with tiny "G" and "V20407," height: 4 1/4".

Condition

One of the female soloists missing the toes on her left foot; all with minor surface rubbing and wear commensurate with age and use.

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AN ASSEMBLED GROUP OF SIX VOLKSTEDT GILT AND ENAMEL

Estimate $500 - $800May 20, 2018