21 November 2008,
Price realised USD 375
USD 2,500 - USD 3,500
A LUDWIGSBURG GROUP OF A BEAR HUNT
CIRCA 1765, THE MODEL BY JOHANN JACOB LOUIS
Modeled as an open-mouthed bear standing on his hind legs and being attacked by two hounds, on a rocaille-molded cartouche-shaped base applied with flowers
5½ in. (13.9 cm.) high
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Cf. Hans Dieter Flach, Ludwigsburger Porzellan, Stuttgart, 1997, p. 581, no. 658, and p. 395. For a similar group of a boar hunt, see Hans Christ, Ludwigsburger Porzellanfiguren, Stuttgart and Berlin, 1921, p. 104.
This lot is offered without reserve.
Anonymous sale; Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, 17 November 17 1967, lot 645.
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