7 - 8 October 2015
A MEISSEN PORCELAIN FIGURE GROUP OF 'DIE POLNISCHE VERLOBUNG'
CIRCA 1745, THE MODEL PROBABLY BY J.J. KÄNDLER
The turbaned sultan holding the hand of his seated companion, a military figure with an axe and sword behind them; together with a later unattached ormolu base
5 ¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high, the porcelain
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The present model has been variously known as 'The Polish Lovers' and as 'The Polish Executioner'. The example formerly in the von Pannwitz Collection was sold by Hugo Helbing in Munich, 1905, lot 367.
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