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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 148

    A KELSTERBACH FIGURE OF A TRAVELLER

    CIRCA 1790, UNDERGLAZE BLUE CROWNED HD MARK

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    A KELSTERBACH FIGURE OF A TRAVELLER
    CIRCA 1790, UNDERGLAZE BLUE CROWNED HD MARK
    Modelled by Höckle, standing before a tree-stump holding bagpipes under his right arm and a stick in his left, wearing a red wide-brimmed hat applied with yellow ribbons, a blue waistcoat and a pink jacket and breeches, a recumbent hound at his feet, on a grassy shaped oval mound base (replacement stick, restoration to dog's nose, bagpipe and yellow ribbons on his hat, repainting to edge of footrim and shoes, minute chipping to footrim)
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high


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    See Kurt Röder, Das Kelsterbacher Porzellan (Darmstadt, 1931) table XVII, no. 95 for a another example of this figure.

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