20 May 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 2,125
Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,500
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.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 3 October 1988, lot 129.
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