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A PAIR OF LUDWIGSBURG FIGURES OF A GALLANT AND COMPANION modelled by Franz Anton Pustelli, masquerading as peasants, elegantly dressed on one side and shabily dressed as peasants on the other, half dressed in gilt-patterned and brightly coloured clothes and the other half in tattered and traditional clothes, standing in theatrical poses on white mound bases moulded with scrolls enriched with gilding (he with chip to hat, hat bows and letter in his right hand lacking, she with restoration to neck, her left hand and left sleeve, chip to hat and bow), blue crowned interlaced C marks, she with incised .Z.N.S circa 1760

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A PAIR OF LUDWIGSBURG FIGURES OF A GALLANT AND COMPANION modelled by Franz Anton Pustelli, masquerading as peasants, elegantly dressed on one side and shabily dressed as peasants on the other, half dressed in gilt-patterned and brightly coloured clothes and the other half in tattered and traditional clothes, standing in theatrical poses on white mound bases moulded with scrolls enriched with gilding (he with chip to hat, hat bows and letter in his right hand lacking, she with restoration to neck, her left hand and left sleeve, chip to hat and bow), blue crowned interlaced C marks, she with incised .Z.N.S circa 1760
13cm. high (2)

Lot Essay

Cf. Leo Balet, Ludwigsburger Porzellan, nos. 26 & 27
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