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A Meissen figure of a musical miner (Bergsänger)
circa 1745-50
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 15,600 GBP
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22
A Meissen figure of a musical miner (Bergsänger)
circa 1745-50
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 15,600 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Meissen figure of a musical miner (Bergsänger)
circa 1745-50
modelled by J.J. Kändler and Peter Reinicke, singing and playing the lute, wearing a green hat with purple cockade and crossed picks at the front, a white uniform with gilt buttons and iron-red epaulettes and cuffs, iron-red waistcoat, black mine leathers and knee-guards, the base applied with leaves and flowers
crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue to rear of base
20.4cm., 8in.
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Provenance

The Hon. Mrs. Nellie Ionides Collection, Buxted Park;
Sold in these Rooms by her Executors, 21st April 1964, lot 74

Catalogue Note

Based upon an engraving of 1721 by Christoph Wiegel, illustrated by Kessler-Slotta et al, op.cit., p.69.

Fine British and European Ceramics & Glass

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