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    Sale 5898

    Christie's Interiors

    6 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 287

    A LARGE MEISSEN FIGURE OF COUNT BRUHL'S TAILOR

    20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND CANCELLATON MARKS, PRESSNUMMERN

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE MEISSEN FIGURE OF COUNT BRUHL'S TAILOR
    20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND CANCELLATON MARKS, PRESSNUMMERN
    TYPICALLY MODELLED, THE TAILOR SEATED ASTRIDE A BILLY-GOAT, WEARING A BLACK TRICORN HAT, A PRINCE-NEZ AND A FLORAL WAISTCOAT, THE GOAT WITH SCISSORS AND A FLAT IRON HANGING FROM ITS HORNS AND PIN-CUSHION TO ITS BEHIND
    17 IN. (43.1 CM.) HIGH


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