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    Sale 3786

    The Collection of Carroll Petrie & European Decorative Arts from the Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama, including the Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection

    31 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1324

    A MEISSEN PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A BAKER FROM THE 'CRIS DE PARIS' SERIES

    THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1760, FAINT BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK AND PRESSNUMMER 10, MODELED BY J.J. KÄNDLER AND P. REINICKE

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    A MEISSEN PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A BAKER FROM THE 'CRIS DE PARIS' SERIES
    THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1760, FAINT BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK AND PRESSNUMMER 10, MODELED BY J.J. KÄNDLER AND P. REINICKE
    Dressed as a Harlequin, on a rocaille-molded base, a bread paddle replacing the usual baton
    5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high


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    After the drawings by Christophe Huet. Another slightly smaller example was sold Christie's, London, 12 October 1995, lot 17.

    Provenance

    Bequest of Frances Oliver, Birmingham, 1972.


    Literature

    G. Andrews & L. Cole, Porcelain from the Frances Oliver Collection, Alabama, 1980, p. 34.