This figure is related to the figure of Empress Elisabeth of Russia with a moor attendant modelled in circa 1750, which is modelled to the left, see the Exhibition Catalogue Frühes Meissener Porzellan, Kostbarkeiten aus deutschen Privatsammlungen, Hetjens-Museums, Düsseldorf and Zwinger, Dresden, January - July 1997, Munich, 1997, pp. 256-257, no. 212 for the group which was formerly in the von Pannwitz Collection. The von Pannwitz group was sold by Helbing, Munich, on 24-25 October 1905, lot 375, pl. LXXXVI, and at the time it was described as being a portrait of Augustus III. Another example, without the figure of the moor, is illustrated by Ernst Zimmermann, Meissner Porzellan, Leipzig, 1926, p. 183, fig. 52.