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A KLOSTER VEILSDORF FIGURE OF DOTTORE BALOARDO FROM THE SMALL COMMEDIA DELL'ARTE SERIES

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A KLOSTER VEILSDORF FIGURE OF DOTTORE BALOARDO FROM THE SMALL COMMEDIA DELL'ARTE SERIES

CIRCA 1765

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A KLOSTER VEILSDORF FIGURE OF DOTTORE BALOARDO FROM THE SMALL COMMEDIA DELL'ARTE SERIES CIRCA 1765 Modelled by Wenzel Neu, wearing a black skull cap, white ruff, a black jacket with white cuffs and a white belt with a gilt buckle, black pantaloons and shoes, a white handkerchief (?) suspended from his belt at his left side, standing with his left hand held to his chest and with a black cloak thrown over his shoulder, his right hand holding a peaked hat, before a tree-stump on a pale-brown circular mound base (flaking to black enamel, minute chip to nose, element [syringe?] lacking from his left side) 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm.) high
Provenance
Otto and Magdalena Blohm Collection, sale Sotheby's London, 25th April 1961, lot 362, part (£440 to Chester)
Beatrice Blohm von Rumohr Collection.
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Lot Essay

Underside of base inscribed O.B. 832.b (?) in black ink.

See Robert Schmidt, Early European Porcelain as Collected by Otto Blohm (Munich, 1953), col. pl. 95, no. 349 for a larger version of this figure.

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