8 December 2003
A Zürich 'Turkish group'
Circa 1770, blue Z and .. mark
The Tartar in a black plumed cap, the red front with a gilt crescent, a green jacket with red cuffs over a red uniform with yellow boots, grasping the Turk's turban with his right hand, the Turk bare-chested in red striped pantaloons and yellow boots, his hands tied behind his back with cord held by the soldier, on a circular rockwork mound base (both figures broken from base and restuck, restoration to base and to their ankles and feet, slight restoration and chip to plumes of cap)
6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) high
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A similar group in the Historisches Museum, Bern is illustrated by Siegfried Ducret, Die Zürcher Porzellanmanufaktur (Zürich, 1958), Vol. II, p. 37, pl. 55.
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