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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 136

    A BADEN-BADEN WHITE BUST OF A LADY

    CIRCA 1778, BLUE CROWNED SHIELD MARK, INCISED 3FX MARK

    Price Realised  

    A BADEN-BADEN WHITE BUST OF A LADY
    CIRCA 1778, BLUE CROWNED SHIELD MARK, INCISED 3FX MARK
    Modelled three-quarter-length with truncated arms, looking slightly to her left, her curled hair falling about her shoulders before a draped robe, a stylised dolphin wrapped around her waist, on a socle base (shallow chip to side of socle adjacent to footrim, further chipping and fritting to edge of footrim)
    3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm) high


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    Literature

    Cf. René Simmermacher, Gebrauchskeramik in Südbaden, Badisches Landesmuseum, Karlsruhe, 7th July - 30th November 2002 Exhibition Catalogue, (Karlsruhe, 2002), pl. 21.

    Hans-Jürgen Flamm, 'Baden-Baden Porzellan', Weltkunst, June 2003, no. 6, p. 877, pl. 9, where the present lot is illustrated with her male companion.