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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 73

    A MEISSEN FIGURE OF THE DANCING MASTER

    CIRCA 1745, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AT BACK

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN FIGURE OF THE DANCING MASTER
    CIRCA 1745, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AT BACK
    Modelled by J.J. Kändler, in a black tricorn hat, turquoise-lined lilac frock-coat, pink purple-flowered waistcoat, black breeches and shoes, standing with his arms outstretched and right leg raised, before a tree-stump on a mound base applied with flowers and foliage (restoration to his right arm, hands, left corner of jacket and hat, slight chipping to flowers and foliage)
    7 1/8 in. (8.2 cm.) high


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    A similar example is illustrated by Len and Yvonne Adams, Meissen Portrait Figures (London, 1987), p. 27.

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