25 October 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,000
Estimate USD 800 - USD 1,200
A MEISSEN (OUTSIDE-DECORATED) FIGURE OF THE WELSH TAILOR
LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK WITH INCISION, INCISED 171., IMPRESSED 85 AND 129, PAINTED 12., AFTER THE MODEL BY J.J. KÄNDLER
The seated tradesman modelled sticking out his tongue while sitting astride a horned goat and brandishing his scissors, a ruler in his pocket and two bottles of wine before him, a bucket of kids on his back, the goat with an iron in its mouth as an impromptu bridle
9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high
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Cf. Röntgen, op. cit., p. 46, pl. 34 and Berling, op. cit., p. 31, fig. 48 for other examples of this model.
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This small painting by Theodore Rousseau was not only groundbreaking, it also boasts a fascinating provenance