10 July 2007
A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A CHINESE MOTHER AND CHILD
CIRCA 1745, FAINT BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK
Modelled by P. Reinicke, carrying a child on her back, the mother in gilt edged white hat, indianische Blumen to her kimono over a white undersirt and iron-red shoes, the child in a white gown (restoration to brim of hat and right side of her robe, slight rubbing to tips of shoes)
4¾ in. (12 cm.) high
With Bealu, Paris
Anon., sale Christie's London, 30th November 1987, lot 152
With Röbbig, Munich.
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See K. Butler, Meissner Porzellanplastik des 18 Jahrhunderts die Sammlung der Hermitage, no. 65. Also see the example sold by Christie's New York on 23rd April 1998, lot 248.
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