• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

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

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 53

    TWO MEISSEN BLACKAMOOR FIGURES

    CIRCA 1745, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS

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    TWO MEISSEN BLACKAMOOR FIGURES
    CIRCA 1745, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS
    Modelled by P. Reinicke, wearing white and turquoise clothes, the male attendant in a plumed cap and yellow boots, holding a tazza with a covered vase, the female figure in Turkish dress with a white headdress, holding an oval pierced basket of lemons at her waist, both standing on mound bases applied with flowers and foliage (slight chipping to his left cuff and flowers and foliage, her left hand and two right fingers lacking, basket with two rim chips, flaking to black enamel, some minute chipping to her sleeves and toe)
    Approximately 5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's London, 17 March 1987, lot 271.