Hummel "Retreat to Safety" Boy Climbing Fence" TM4

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  • Item Category: Ceramics
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jul 29,2008
  • Channel: Online Auction

Vintage

M.I. HUMMEL

"Retreat to Safety" Figurine

BOY Hopping Over Fence Scared of Frog!

EXCELLENT Condition!

Measures 4 1/4" tall x 3" wide.

Marked 201 2/0 1948

Three lines: TM4

C by

W. Goebel

W Germany in Blue Ink

Partial Bee Mark in V stamped in blue ink.

Also marked M.I. Hummel on back edge.

I am not familiar with these figurines and will leave it up to viewer to determined age by marks on bottom.

NO CRACKS, CHIPS OR CRAZING.

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Hummel Retreat to Safety Figurine

This Hummel Retreat To Safety figurine depicts a young boy hopping a fence to escape a frog. It was first introduced in this size in the 1950s.
This handcrafted Hummel figurine comes direct from the world's only authorized producer of Hummel designs. Every piece is back-stamped by Goebel and carries the M.I. Hummel signature.
M.I. Hummel products are the result of a successful partnership between W. Goebel Porzellanfabrik (German for porcelain factory) and the talented German artist, Sister Maria Innocentia Hummel. Her paintings of youthful innocence have been transformed by the master artists of the Goebel factory into three-dimensional works of art.
Every new Hummel figurine is created using a painstaking process involving over 700 hand operations with many quality checkpoints. Don't let this one pass you by!

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