31 March 2008
A LIMBACH FIGURE OF A MUSICIAN
Emblematic of Sound from a series of the Senses, modelled standing playing a stringed instrument, wearing a purple and green flowered over-jacket and purple-edged green skirt, on a scroll-moulded mound base enriched in purple (restoration to head of instrument and fingers, minute chipping to edge of sleeves)
5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm.) high
Anon., sale Sotheby's, 17th March 1987, lot 336.
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