20 May 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,250
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A PUTTO RIDING A DOLPHIN
CIRCA 1750, FAINT BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, MODELED BY J.J. KÄNDLER
The winged boy wearing turquoise and pink drapery, seated side-saddle on the back of a large dolphin and blowing a shell horn
4¾ in. (12 cm.) high
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See Len and Yvonne Adams, Meissen Portrait Figures, London, 1987, p. 87 for another example of the model and its pair, sold Sotheby's, London, 19 October 1976, lot 62.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 25 October 1991, lot 294.
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