A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A COURTESAN
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A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A COURTESAN

CIRCA 1757, THE GILDING POSSIBLY LATER

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A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A COURTESAN
CIRCA 1757, THE GILDING POSSIBLY LATER
Modelled by P. Reinicke, holding a fan
5¼ in. (13.1 cm.) high
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Lot Essay

This model is based on a design by Christophe Hüet and was conceived as a pair to 'The Marquis', see Len & Yvonne Adams, Meissen Portrait Figures, London, 1987, p.115.
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