London, South Kensington
8 December 2005
A LUDWIGSBURG FIGURE OF A LADY
CIRCA 1760, TRACES OF UNDERGLAZE BLUE, IMPRESSED A.28 AND 3.P.M. PAINTED S IN RED
Possibly emblematic of Winter from a set of the Seasons, elegantly modelled wearing a white headscarf, pulling a fur-lined cape around her, her dress painted with to simulate silk, and with pink and gilt stripes, her bodice elaborately gilded, standing on a mound base (minor chipping to edge of bodice and bow at shoulder, restuck chip to edge of base)
5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) high
With A. Torre, from whom it was acquired in 1976.
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This model does not appear to be recorded by Flach, op. cit (1997).
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