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A FULDA WHITE FIGURE OF A BAGPIPER
Sold on the Instructions of the Executors of the late David Liddell-Grainger, Esq., Removed from Ayton Castle, Berwickshire
A FULDA WHITE FIGURE OF A BAGPIPER

CIRCA 1770, UNDERGLAZE BLUE CROWNED FF MARK

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A FULDA WHITE FIGURE OF A BAGPIPER
CIRCA 1770, UNDERGLAZE BLUE CROWNED FF MARK
Modelled by Bossierer Georg Ludwig Bartolome standing playing bagpipes formed from a goat skin, on a scroll-moulded circular base (goat lacking rear left leg, chipping to ears, pipes at reverse, straps and ribbons to jacket)
6 in. (15.2 cm.) high

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Lot Essay

This bagpiper is from a series of court musicians modelled by Bossierer Georg Bartolome and derived from Frankenthal prototypes by Karl Gottlieb Lück. See the seven figures of musicians from the Meinertzhagen Collection sold in these Rooms on 3 March 1986, lots 33-38. See also Christoph Fritzsche and Gregor Karl Stasch, Hochfürstlich Fuldische Porzellainmanufaktur 1764-1789, Fulda, 1994, p. 114, cat. no. 76 for a coloured version of this model.

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