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A MEISSEN FIGURE OF HOFNARR FRÖHLICH modelled by J.J. Kändler, in a black hat with purple bow, iron-red jacket applied with pretzels, yellow striped shirt, green trousers and black braces inscribed 1737.J*F. in gilt and black boots, standing on an octagonal base marbled in iron-red and grey and enriched with gilt bands (part of front and back of hat lacking, chips to edge of base), blue crossed swords mark, 1737

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A MEISSEN FIGURE OF HOFNARR FRÖHLICH modelled by J.J. Kändler, in a black hat with purple bow, iron-red jacket applied with pretzels, yellow striped shirt, green trousers and black braces inscribed 1737.J*F. in gilt and black boots, standing on an octagonal base marbled in iron-red and grey and enriched with gilt bands (part of front and back of hat lacking, chips to edge of base), blue crossed swords mark, 1737
23cm. high

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This would appear to be the only example of this figure with the amusing feature of the applied pretzels to decorate his coat
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