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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 139

    A KLOSTER-VEILSDORF GROUP OF A YOUTH AND COMPANION EMBLEMATIC OF SUMMER

    CIRCA 1780

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    A KLOSTER-VEILSDORF GROUP OF A YOUTH AND COMPANION EMBLEMATIC OF SUMMER
    CIRCA 1780
    The youth in a pale-yellow hat and breeches and a puce jacket, standing beside his seated companion with two sickles between his feet, his companion in an iron-red flowered skirt and a puce and yellow bodice, seated on sheaf of corn before a pie on a plate, on a shaped oval scroll-edged base (both his hands, left arm and body restored, her arm restored from elbow)
    5 in. (12.8 cm.) high


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    See Christoph Fritzsche, 'Thüringer Porzellanfiguren des 18 Jahrhunderts die Sammlung Yvonne und Ludwig Ehmann, Basel', Keramik-Freunde der Schweiz, December 2003, pp. 41 and 43.

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