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THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A MEISSEN FIGURE OF THE TAILOR'S WIFE

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A MEISSEN FIGURE OF THE TAILOR'S WIFE
Circa 1740

Modelled by J.F. Eberlein, riding side-saddle on a nanny-goat, carrying a baby in her arms, on a rectangular-section flower-encrusted base (restoration to wife's bonnet, baby, goat's horns, ears, muzzle, neck and tail, and to her feet, chipping to flowers)
7 1/4in. (18.5cm.) high

Lot Essay

Eberlein, August 1740: '1 Schneiderfrau mit einem stillenden Kinde auf einer Ziege reitend'

Cf. P.W. Meister, Catalogue of the Pauls Collection, Vol. I, nos. 346-7; and R. Rückert, op. cit., no. 978. A similar example from the Nyffeler Collection was sold in these Rooms, 9 June 1986, lot 44

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