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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 1320

    A MEISSEN PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A TURKISH MAIDEN

    CIRCA 1745, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AT BACK OF BASE

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MEISSEN PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A TURKISH MAIDEN
    CIRCA 1745, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AT BACK OF BASE
    Modeled standing in a pink shift, holding a jug in her left hand
    5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) high


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    Modelled standing and wearing a long white veil and pale-brown robe with gilt buttons, holding a black pitcher in her left hand, on a rocky shaped circular base applied with green leaves, a puce flower on the reverse

    Provenance

    Bequest of Frances Oliver.