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    Sale 7731

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 75

    A MEISSEN PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A NUN

    CIRCA 1745, INDISTINCT BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK TO UNDERSIDE OF BASE

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    A MEISSEN PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A NUN
    CIRCA 1745, INDISTINCT BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK TO UNDERSIDE OF BASE
    Modelled by J.J. Kändler, her hands raised together in prayer, wearing a habit edged with gilt scrolls, flowerhead and dot ornament, on a stepped square plinth with concave sides (minute wear to gilding)
    9½ in. (24 cm.) high


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    See Rainer Rückert, Meissener Porzellan 1710-1810 (Munich, 1966), p. 237, no. 975 for a similar example.

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