A Hochst figure of a girl holding a puppy
Circa 1770, blue wheel mark, incised N59 + 76/MH monogram
Modelled by J.P Melchior, in a puce-edged shawl, pale-yellow bodice, puce-flowered apron and pale-puce skirt, holding a puppy and standing before rockwork on a shaped circular grassy rockwork mound base (minute chip to shawl at back)
6 in. (15.3 cm.) high
Anon., sale Christie's Geneva, 16 May 1994, lot 114.
See Hchster Porzellan des 18. Jahrhunderts aus Privatbesitz (Frankfurt 1984-5) exhibition catalogue, p. 135 for a similar example.