17 November 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 4,750
Estimate GBP 3,500 - GBP 5,000
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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Anonymous sale, Sotheby's London, 17 March 1987, lot 271.
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