17 - 18 November 1999
A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A BOATMAN
Circa 1755, blue crossed swords mark at the back, incised 10, modelled by P.Reinicke
Standing in contrapposto, wearing a puce stocking cap, flowered yellow shirt, turquoise jacket purple sash and puce trousers, holding an oar against his right shoulder, his left hand on his hip
5in. (13.5cm.) high
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Cf. the examples sold Christie's, London 30 June 1980, lot 310; 1 July 1985, lot 135; 22 June 1992, lot 191.
The description should read: A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A BUTTER SELLER FROM THE 'CRIS DE PARIS'
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