2 - 3 June 2015
A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A POULTRY-PLUCKER FROM THE ‘CRIS DE PARIS SERIES'
CIRCA 1755, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK TO BACK OF BASE, GILT P. MARK TO UNDERSIDE
Modelled by P. Reinicke, standing beside a basket of feathers and plucking a hen, on a scroll-moulded mound base enriched in gilding (flaking to green enamel of breeches, small flat chips to hen’s tail and wing, chips to bow in hair)
5 ¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high
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See the previous lot for a discussion of this series. For a reproduction of Hüet's drawing see page 64 and for an example of this figure see Martin Eberle, Cris de Paris Meissener Porzellanfiguren des 18. Jahrhunderts, Leipzig, 2001, p. 88, no. 30.
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