Lot 199
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A pair of Höchst fayence figures of seated pugs circa 1770

Estimate
7,000 - 10,000 USD
Sold
47,500 USD
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Description

  • pottery
  • Height:  4 inches
each modelled as a playful dog with one front leg raised, factory wheel marks and letter H in black.

Provenance

Collection of Robert von Hirsch, thence by descent

Literature

Horst Peter, Die Kurmainzische Porzellan-Manufaktur Höchst, cat. no. 68, p. 83 (part)

Catalogue Note

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.
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