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A rare Ludwigsburg figure of a female singer
circa 1765
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 13,200 GBP
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26
A rare Ludwigsburg figure of a female singer
circa 1765
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 13,200 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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A rare Ludwigsburg figure of a female singer
circa 1765
modelled by J.C.F.W. Beyer, from the series of 'Große Musiksoli', seated on a high-backed chair holding aloft a roll of sheet music, a book and an open musical score on the table to her right, her right foot resting on a pile of books, scantilly clad in a white chemise, pale purple skirt decorated with gilt and purple flowers and a yellow apron painted with flowers, a recumbent dog to her left on the yellow drapery covering the rectangular base; sold together with Otto Wanner-Brandt (pub.), Album der Erzeugnisse der ehemaligen würrtembergischen Manufaktur Alt-Ludwigsburg, Stuttgart 1906
Quantity: 2
23cm., 9in. high
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Catalogue Note

The series of large solo musicians comprised seven figures - "among the most notable figures in 18th century German porcelain," according to E. Pauls-Eisenbeiss, (German porcelain of the 18th century, vol.II, p.280). Six figures from the series, excluding the present model, are in the Pauls Collection, Basel (E. Pauls-Eisenbeiss, op.cit., pp.280-87). See also H.D. Flach, Ludwigsburger Porzellan, p.282, no.505, for other recorded examples of the model.

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