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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 154

    A VOLKSTEDT ALLEGORICAL GROUP

    CIRCA 1780

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    A VOLKSTEDT ALLEGORICAL GROUP
    CIRCA 1780
    Modelled as a gardener and companion wearing pale clothes, the gardener with a dog and offering his companion a bouquet, his companion with flowers in her apron, an upturned basket of flowers at her feet, before three trees on a grassy mound base enriched in green, yellow, puce and brown (his right arm and hand restored, rake lacking, restoration to base by his feet, element possibly lacking, chipping to flower in hand, trees and flowers with chipping, losses and repairs)
    10 3/8 in. (26.3 cm.) high


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    See Volkstedter Porzellan, 1760-1800, Thüringer Landesmuseum Heidecksburg, Rudolstadt, Exhibition Catalogue (1999), p. 42, pl. 1 for a similar example.

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