8 July 2002
A Höchst figure of a nun reading ('Lesende Frau')
Circa 1750, iron-red wheel mark, incised INH mark, various owner's inventory numbers and marks in ink, including HD in black and exhibitor's V
Modelled seated wearing a red-sprigged yellow-lined cowl, gilt-edged puce-striped tunic, blue underskirt and black shoes, reading from a brown-bound volume, on an oval mound base (areas of restoration to book, hands, robes and base)
5¼ in. (13.5 cm.) high
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Höchster Porzellan des 18. Jahrhunderts aus Privatbesitz (Frankfurt 1984) exhibition catalogue, p. 35.
Höchster Porzellan des 18. Jahrhunderts aus Privatbesitz, Frankfurt, 1984 (with paper exhibition label).
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