• 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 56

    A MEISSEN FIGURE OF COLUMBINE FROM THE COMMEDIA DELL'ARTE

    CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK TO BASE

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN FIGURE OF COLUMBINE FROM THE COMMEDIA DELL'ARTE
    CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK TO BASE
    Modelled by J.J. Kändler in a turquoise hat, black bodice, white waistcoat, apron and shirt and a striped purple and white dress, seated playing the hurdy-gurdy on a rockwork mound base applied with foliage (restoration to hat, left hand and wrist, restored through right ankle, chipping to foliage and yellow bow on right sleeve)
    5¼ in. (13.4 cm.) high


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