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    Sale 7549

    British and Continental Ceramics and Glass

    18 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 129

    A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A BEGGAR MUSICIAN

    CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A BEGGAR MUSICIAN
    CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK
    Modelled by J.J. Kändler, wearing a black and white headcloth, a torn and faded iron-red-lined brown jacket and white skirt, a flask resting on her ragged apron, holding bagpipes and seated on a rock (restoration to mouthpiece of bagpipes, flask and right foot)
    5 3/8 in. (13.2 cm.) high


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    Another example of this figure was sold in these Rooms (with the companion figure) on 10th July 2007, lot 176. The examples in the Franz Burda Collection are illustrated by Melitta Kunze-Köllensperger, Collection Franz E. Burda (1997), p. 118, nos. 44-45.

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