20 May 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,750
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 4,000
A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A SHEPHERD
CIRCA 1750, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, MODELED BY J.J. KÄNDLER AFTER THE ENGRAVING 'LE ROMAIN' BY JACQUES DUMONT, THE DECORATION POSSIBLY OF LATER DATE
Wearing a black brimmed hat with yellow band, a yellow-lined brown cloak with sheepskin collar, gilt-buttoned iron-red waistcoat, white leggings and black shoes with red bows, standing on an oval mound base applied with flowers and leaves and playing a bagpipe
9 in. (23 cm.) high
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For other examples of this model, see Rainer Rückert, Meissener Porzellan, Munich, 1966, no. 893, Tafel 218; and Christie's, London, 6 July 1981, lot 179 and 3 December 1984, lot 131.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 3 October 1988, lot 131.
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