25 October 2007
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TWO MEISSEN FIGURES FROM THE 'TRADERS' SERIES
ONE DATED 1910, THE OTHER 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED 24 AND 28, IMPRESSED 76 AND 86, PAINTED 38. AND 7., RESPECTIVELY, AFTER THE MODELS BY P. REINICKE
The first modelled as a magic lantern man, the second as a Savoyard selling a marmot, coaxing the animal with a carrot, each on a rocaille- moulded base
6 in. (15.2 cm.) high, the magic latern man (2)
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See Adams, op. cit., pp. 31-33, nos. 60-61 and 64-65 and Eberle, op. cit., p. 124, no. 48 and p. 128 no. 50 for 18th century examples of these models and the Huet drawings they are based upon.
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