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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 70

    A MEISSEN FIGURE OF COLUMBINE PLAYING THE HURDY-GURDY

    CIRCA 1745, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK AT BACK

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MEISSEN FIGURE OF COLUMBINE PLAYING THE HURDY-GURDY
    CIRCA 1745, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK AT BACK
    Modelled by J.J. Kändler, wearing a turquoise hat, white bodice, apron and blouse with purple bows at the elbows, flowered skirt and yellow shoes, seated playing a hurdy-gurdy on a rocky mound base applied with a flower and foliage (chip to one bow, slight flaking to gilding on hat)
    5 in. (12.7 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF AXEL GUTTMANN, SOLD BY ORDER OF THE EXECUTORS