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A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A SEAMSTRESS FROM THE ARTISAN SERIES

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A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A SEAMSTRESS FROM THE ARTISAN SERIES

CIRCA 1750, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK TO BACK OF BASE

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A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A SEAMSTRESS FROM THE ARTISAN SERIES CIRCA 1750, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK TO BACK OF BASE Modelled by J.J. Kändler, standing holding a seam-splitting knife in one hand and a lapel in the other, a turquoise jacket sleeve over her right arm, in a white cap, a pink jacket over a white blouse and a white skirt, the mound base applied with flowers and leaves and moulded with rococo scrolls enriched in purple (hat, knife, lapel, left hand, jacket sleeve and base restored) 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) high
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Similar examples were sold in these Rooms on 30 September 1991, lot 168 on 29 June 1987, lot 235 and 6 March 1995, lot 162; see also the example of this figure in the Victoria and Albert Museum (W.B. Potts Gift, C 129-1993).

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