TMK2 Mark is both stamped and incised on bottom of base. Measure 5 1/4" high and is in very good condition. No chips, scratches or crazing.
Made in Germany. Unknown most likely from estate sale.
Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry. The figurine is made out of porcelain and depicts a girl in a traditional flowered dress holding up a spring blossom and appears to be in good condition. It is marked with Hummel signature to back edge, incised with mold number 72 to the base, and marked with the blue trademark 2 “Full Bee” Goebel hallmark, which was used from 1940-1959. Hummel figurines are based on the drawing of Sister Maria Innocentia Hummel (1909-1946). She was a German Franscian Nun who was studying art at the Academy of Applied Arts in Münich before becoming a nun in 1931. She taught at a school run by the convent and would spend her spare time drawing the children. Her drawings were first published as postcards and in 1934 they were compiled into a book, "Das Hummel-Buch", where her illustrations were accompanied by poems by Margarete Seemann. These works brought her to the attention of Franz Gobel, who obtained the exclusive rights to produce porcelain figurines based on her work. Their popularity grew in the United States when returning soldiers bought the home. Based on recent price realizations fair market value for your figurine would be between 25 and 50 US dollars.