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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 149

    A FRANKENTHAL FIGURE OF A PUTTO

    CIRCA 1756-59, UNDERGLAZE BLUE LION RAMPANT MARK TO REVERSE, INCISED PH 3

    Price Realised  

    A FRANKENTHAL FIGURE OF A PUTTO
    CIRCA 1756-59, UNDERGLAZE BLUE LION RAMPANT MARK TO REVERSE, INCISED PH 3
    Modelled by J.W. Lanz, leaning forward before a tree-stump, about to bowl a ball in his right hand, on an shaped oval scroll-moulded base edged in puce and gilt (left hand restored, slight chipping to green leaves and edge of footrim)
    4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm.) high


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    This figure appears to be part of a sporting series. See Friedrich H. Hofmann, Frankenthaler Porzellan (Munich, 1911), pl. 5, nos. 16 and 17 for a similar putto bowling a ball and a putto with skittles.

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