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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 71

    A MEISSEN FIGURE OF HARLEQUIN PLAYING THE BAGPIPES

    CIRCA 1745, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK AT BACK

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    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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