• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5689

    Christie's Interiors

    16 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 447

    A MEISSEN FIGURE OF THE WELSH TAILOR

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND IMPRESSED MARKS

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    A MEISSEN FIGURE OF THE WELSH TAILOR
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND IMPRESSED MARKS
    After the model by J.J. Kändler, the tailor sitting astride a billy goat and brandishing his scissors in his right hand, a bucket holding kids strapped to his back, the goat with an iron in its mouth fashioned as a bridle, on a rectangular mound base
    9 in. (23 cm.) high


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