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A Meissen 'Cris de Paris' figure of a poultry-cook
circa 1755
Estimate
3,0004,000
LOT SOLD. 8,400 GBP
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A Meissen 'Cris de Paris' figure of a poultry-cook
circa 1755
Estimate
3,0004,000
LOT SOLD. 8,400 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Meissen 'Cris de Paris' figure of a poultry-cook
circa 1755
modelled by Peter Reinicke, plucking a chicken, with a tall basket of feathers to one side, wearing a white hat, shirt and apron and pink breeches, the base edged with scrollwork heightened in gilding and applied with leaves and feathers
crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue
13.5cm., 5 1/4 in.
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Catalogue Note

After the 1753 drawing by Huet inscribed: 'No 28 Ch (?) - ein Koch (?), welcher einen Hahn rupft n 18 1753 - Cuisinier qui plume un poularde' [...a cook plucking a chicken]; quoted by Eberle, op.cit., no.30, where the drawing and another example are reproduced.

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