• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 55

    A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A HUNTSMAN

    CIRCA 1740

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    A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A HUNTSMAN
    CIRCA 1740
    Wearing a gilt-edged black tricorn hat, a white coat with gilt-edged green cuffs and a gilt-edged green waistcoat, with a fur satchel behind him, holding a musket and standing before a tree-stump on a circular mound base applied with flowers and foliage (front of figure lacquered disguising repaired areas to musket, hands, hat, front left lower part of coat and red flower)
    5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) high


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