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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 116

    A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A VIOLINIST

    CIRCA 1750, FAINT BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK TO THE BASE, MODELED BY P. REINEKE

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A VIOLINIST
    CIRCA 1750, FAINT BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK TO THE BASE, MODELED BY P. REINEKE
    Standing before a tree stump support on a rococo scroll base enriched in gilt, wearing a yellow soft-brimmed hat with a ribbon, a jacket with indianische Blumen over a green doublet, yellow ribbons at the elbows, and periwinkle blue breeches
    5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high


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    See Rainer Rückert, Meissener Porzellan, Munich, 1966, p. 171, no. 891, Tafel 218 for another example.

    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 3 October 1988, lot 129.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF CANADIAN COLLECTORS (LOTS 116-117)