18 October 2002
This Lot has no reserve
A CONTINENTAL WHITE FIGURE OF A COALMAN
Circa 1750, most probably Vienna
Striding forward in tricorne hat, coat and breeches, a sack of coal balanced over his right shoulder
5¾in. (14.6cm.) high
With Asprey & Garrard, New York
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
See Len and Yvonne Adams, Meissen Portrait Figures, London, 1987, p. 137 for the Meissen model by P. Reineke and J.J. Kändler of circa 1750 from the London Criers series.
This lot has no reserve.
PurseBop outlines the four stages that mark the evolution of an Hermès connoisseur, and the bags that accompany each
Why the French Impressionist’s paintings of the Saint-Lazare train station are among his greatest achievements