31 March 2016
A MEISSEN PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A BAKER FROM THE 'CRIS DE PARIS' SERIES
THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1760, FAINT BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK AND PRESSNUMMER 10, MODELED BY J.J. KÄNDLER AND P. REINICKE
Dressed as a Harlequin, on a rocaille-molded base, a bread paddle replacing the usual baton
5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high
Bequest of Frances Oliver, Birmingham, 1972.
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G. Andrews & L. Cole, Porcelain from the Frances Oliver Collection, Alabama, 1980, p. 34.
After the drawings by Christophe Huet. Another slightly smaller example was sold Christie's, London, 12 October 1995, lot 17.
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