Meissen Hentschel children playing group

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A rare Meissen group by Konrad Hentschel circa 1905 of children playing, a little girl and a slightly younger boy playing with a Meissen teabowl and saucer,using them to press out shapes onto a piece of wood, the girl wearing a green dress, the boy a white smock, 24cm wide, crossed swords mark


Previous restoration had failed and discoloured
Base previously broken and repaired with rivets
One head detached paper rivet todo?
Fingers and other details missing


Old and failed repairs were reversed and thoroughly cleaned
Sections bonded with water-white two-part epoxy resin
Missing details and fingers modelled in wax so that moulds could be made in silicon and cast with epoxy resin
Losses were colour-filled, tight to the damage, with same resin, bulked with fume-silica and tinted with pigments to match the porcelain
Details were hand painted with Golden acrylic mediums to unify the whole