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    Sale 2037

    Important European Furniture, Ceramics, and Carpets

    21 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 242

    A LUDWIGSBURG FIGURE OF A GARDENER AND A FÜRSTENBURG PEDESTAL

    CIRCA 1775, THE FIGURE WITH BLUE ENTWINED C MARK, IMPRESSED A.37 AND 3 PM, AND IRON-RED S; THE PEDESTAL WITH BLUE SCRIPT CAPITAL F AND INCISED Z TO THE PEDESTAL

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A LUDWIGSBURG FIGURE OF A GARDENER AND A FÜRSTENBURG PEDESTAL
    CIRCA 1775, THE FIGURE WITH BLUE ENTWINED C MARK, IMPRESSED A.37 AND 3 PM, AND IRON-RED S; THE PEDESTAL WITH BLUE SCRIPT CAPITAL F AND INCISED Z TO THE PEDESTAL
    The gardener modeled standing next to a tree-stump, a bunch of moss or grass under his arm; the stepped square plinth enriched with gilt bands
    5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) high, the figure (2)


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    Cf. Hans Dieter Flach, Ludwigsburger Porzellan, Stuttgart, 1997, p. 532, no. 219.

    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, 18 November 1966, lot 1128 (the figure).
    Dr. and Mrs. Leopold Katzenstein, Wiesbaden, expropriated amd dispersed at public auction under the Nazi regime, 1943, restituted through an antique dealer, April 1945 (the pedestal which was at that time supporting a Fürstenburg biscuit bust of Drusus, now lacking).


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A SAINT LOUIS COLLECTOR (LOTS 242-248)