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I have a Madonna figurine that is about 10 3/4" tall. It

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I have a Madonna figurine that is about 10 3/4 " tall. It does have the halo. She is wearing a light blue cape over her head and shoulders and reaches the floor behind her. Her floor length gown or dress is floor length and is mostly pink with white on the high areas. She is wearing what I call a rosary (chain) painted either gold or brown with a cross on the end of it. She has a cord around her neck that is yellow and hangs more than half way down the front. On the bottom is the TMK 2, large Bee with the word Germany. Etched into the base is also what looks like the letters "HM" and the number 95. The number 45 represents the madonna with halo so I thought possibly I am reading the 4 as a 9. The robe and dress look nothing like the #45 Madonna. The robe flares out from her head to the floor. I was think this might have been an ear version of madonna with halo or an experimental piece. Then again it could be a forgery but I questioned that because of the large Bee and germany on the bottom. If you can shed any light on this I would be greatly appreciative. Thanks, Mac
JA: I always love having an appraiser look at my stuff. Sometimes its turned out to be surprisingly valuable.
Customer: If you can send me your email I will try to send you a couple scans I have of the object in question.
JA: Is there anything else the Antiques Appraiser should be aware of?
Customer: Not that I can see on it. If you can send me your email I have a couple scans of the item I can send you also.
Submitted: 12 days ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 12 days ago.

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Expert:  Judith-on-Antiques replied 12 days ago.

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