Designed by Konrad Hentschel circa 1905, these Art Nouveau Meissen figurines were genuinely refreshing compared to the classical porcelain figures produced by the factory thruout 18th and 19th century. Note the realistic clothing. The kids are dressed for playing, and accurately show the child fashion before 1910. They became an instant success for Meissen resulting in on and off production thruout 20th century. They also inspired other artists who worked for Meissen, to create their own Art Nouveau children figurines. The value of each figure depends on condition, age and rarity. The average is about $1,000.
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