31 March 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,250
Estimate GBP 1,800 - GBP 2,500
A MEISSEN FIGURE OF HARLEQUIN PLAYING THE BAGPIPES
CIRCA 1745, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK AT BACK
Modelled by J.J. Kändler, the moustachioed figure in a yellow conical hat with a gilt brim, pink jacket scattered with playing cards, yellow belt, white breeches and black shoes with yellow bows, seated playing the bagpipes on a rockwork mound base applied with leaves (restoration to brim of hat, mouthpiece of bagpipes, his right little finger, chips to bows and foliage)
5½ in. (14 cm.) high
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