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    Sale 7430

    A Highly Important Private Collection of Meissen and Continental Porcelain

    11 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 43

    A BÖTTGER SEATED PAGODA FIGURE

    CIRCA 1720

    Price Realised  

    A BÖTTGER SEATED PAGODA FIGURE
    CIRCA 1720
    Of conventional type, his arm resting on his raised right knee, his left leg tucked beneath him, his gilt-edged robe with gilt stylised foliage and star ornament and open at the front revealing his torso, his chest gilt with three necklaces, the largest with a pendant star ornament, his smiling face with a pierced mouth and gilt eyes, his bald head modelled with tufts of gilt hair behind his ears and gilt with a skull-cap (very slight chip to top of right ear, chipping to toes of exposed foot, some very slight wear to raised gilt edge of robe and to skull-cap)
    3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) high


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    A similar example was sold in these Rooms on 13th December 2001, lot 642. Also see the examples sold by Sotheby's London on 4th July 1960, lot 130 and 132.

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