18 May 1999
A Meissen figure of a pilgrim
Circa 1750, blue crossed swords mark to back of base, Pressnummer 3
Modelled by P. Reinicke, with scallop-shells attached to the broad brim of his yellow hat and his grey cape, wearing a turquoise jacket, puce breeches and shoes, holding a long staff with a gourd in his left hand and standing before a tree-stump on a shaped circular scroll-moulded mound base applied with foliage, enriched with gilding (right hand lacking, right arm restuck, restoration to left hand and staff, further minute damages)
6 in. (15.2 cm.) high
Anon., sale Christie's London, 3 October 1988, lot 125.
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Cf. Len and Yvonne Adams, op. cit. (London 1987), p. 73, colour pl. XXII.
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