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A Meissen 'Cris de Paris' figure of a cook
circa 1755
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 9,000 GBP
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A Meissen 'Cris de Paris' figure of a cook
circa 1755
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 9,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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A Meissen 'Cris de Paris' figure of a cook
circa 1755
modelled by Peter Reinicke, holding a saucepan on a brick stove, wearing a white hat, shirt and apron with a cloth draped over his left arm, yellow breeches and black shoes, the scroll-edged base heightened in gilding
crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue to rear of base
14.1cm., 5 1/2 in.
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Catalogue Note

After the drawing by Christophe Huet of 1753, inscribed '...Ch - ein Koch, welcher seine ... kostet und ein Seviertuch unterm Arm hat No 18 1753' [...a cook who tastes his ... and has a serving napkin under his arm]; quoted by Eberle, op.cit., no.29.

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