31 March 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 750
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A NYMPHENBURG WHITE FIGURE OF FORTUNA AS A PUTTO
CIRCA 1765, IMPRESSED SHIELD MARK TO PANEL ON GLOBE, INCISED WITH ASTROLOGICAL SYMBOLS
Modelled scantily draped kneeling on a globe with a bag of coins and a manacle and chain on the scroll-moulded base (restoration to extremities and over-painting)
4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) high
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See footnote of lot 157. For a coloured example of this figure, see A. Ziffer, Nymphenburger Porzellan, Sammlung Bäuml, Schloss Nymphenburg Catalogue (Stuttgart, 1997), pp. 26, no. 17.
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