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A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A JANISSARY perhaps modelled by Georg Fritzche, in a pink hat incised with a star, yellow jacket, iron-red breeches and brown boots, holding an axe, a dagger at his waist and standing before a tree-stump on a rectangular lustred base (end of dagger and axe restored, minute chip to strap and underside of base), blue crossed swords mark, circa 1730

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A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A JANISSARY perhaps modelled by Georg Fritzche, in a pink hat incised with a star, yellow jacket, iron-red breeches and brown boots, holding an axe, a dagger at his waist and standing before a tree-stump on a rectangular lustred base (end of dagger and axe restored, minute chip to strap and underside of base), blue crossed swords mark, circa 1730
15.2cm. high
Provenance
G.von Gerhardt Collection, sold Berlin 1911, lot 149
Gumprecht Collection, 1918, no. 298
Siegfried Salz Collection, sold 1929, lot 54
Anon., sale Sotheby's London, 21 October 1980, lot 91
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