A pair of Höchst fayence figures of seated pugs circa 1770
7,000 - 10,000 USD
bidding is closed
- Height: 4 inches
each modelled as a playful dog with one front leg raised, factory wheel marks and letter H in black.
Collection of Robert von Hirsch, thence by descent
Horst Peter, Die Kurmainzische Porzellan-Manufaktur Höchst, cat. no. 68, p. 83 (part)
Similar examples from the Badisches Landesmuseum, Karlsruhe, Germany, and Higgins Art Gallery and Museum, Bedford, England, are illustrated by Horst Peter in Die Kurmainzische Porzellan-Manufaktur Höchst, cat. nos. 65 and 67, pp. 82 and 83.