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    Sale 1987

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

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 212

    A NIDERVILLER BISCUIT FIGURE OF A PEASANT BOY WITH A BIRD'S NEST IN HIS HAT

    CIRCA 1790, APPLIED RIBBON IMPRESSED WITH UPPERCASE MARK

    Price Realised  

    A NIDERVILLER BISCUIT FIGURE OF A PEASANT BOY WITH A BIRD'S NEST IN HIS HAT
    Circa 1790, applied ribbon impressed with uppercase mark
    The barefoot youth standing before a tree-stump, pointing into the hat cradled in the crook of his left arm in which is resting a bird's nest with two fledglings, a sheaf of wheat at his feet, on a further circular base
    7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Property from a Distinguished Collection; Arts of France, Christie's, New York, 21 October 1997, lot 91 (part).


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED COLLECTION