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    Sale 7430

    A Highly Important Private Collection of Meissen and Continental Porcelain

    11 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 132

    A MEISSEN FIGURE OF HARLEQUIN

    CIRCA 1740, TRACES OF BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN FIGURE OF HARLEQUIN
    CIRCA 1740, TRACES OF BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK
    Modelled by J.J. Kändler, wearing a purple conical hat, white ruff, white jacket with two playing cards and a chequered sleeve, yellow breeches with playing cards and black shoes, holding the bagpipes and seated on a rockwork base (chip to hat brim, restoration to hat and pipe of instrument, left hand restuck at wrist, right little finger lacking, rosette at left knee partially lacking)
    5 5/8 in. (14.2 cm.) high


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