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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 151

    A CONTINENTAL PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A GIRL

    CIRCA 1755, PROBABLY FRANKENTHAL, IMPRESSED PH PH BELOW THREE DOT MARK

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    A CONTINENTAL PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A GIRL
    CIRCA 1755, PROBABLY FRANKENTHAL, IMPRESSED PH PH BELOW THREE DOT MARK
    Modelled standing before a tree-stump playing a pipe in her right hand and holding a goblet in her left hand, her brown hair coiled on top of her head, wearing a loose green-lined robe painted with puce ermine pattern, the rocky shaped circular base moulded with a mouse to her reverse (tip of pipe lacking, restoration to left hand, minute chipping to ears of mouse, minute flaking to enamels)
    4¾ in. (12 cm.) high


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    For a similar figure attributed to Strasbourg, see the example sold by Sotheby's on 15th June 1965, lot 49.

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