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    Sale 7430

    A Highly Important Private Collection of Meissen and Continental Porcelain

    11 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 11

    A BÖTTGER RED STONEWARE SEATED PAGODA FIGURE

    CIRCA 1712

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BÖTTGER RED STONEWARE SEATED PAGODA FIGURE
    CIRCA 1712
    Wearing loose robes, with his right hand resting on his bent knee, the hollow body pierced through the mouth and ears
    3¼ in. (8.2 cm.) high


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    For a porcelain version of this model see Abraham L. den Blaauwen, Meissen Porcelain in the Rijksmuseum (Amsterdam, 2000), no. 309 where the author discusses other examples of this size, all of which have a characteristic stump instead of a right hand.

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