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A Meissen 'Cris de Paris' figure of a Limonadier
circa 1765
Estimate
2,5003,000
LOT SOLD. 5,760 GBP
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34
A Meissen 'Cris de Paris' figure of a Limonadier
circa 1765
Estimate
2,5003,000
LOT SOLD. 5,760 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Meissen 'Cris de Paris' figure of a Limonadier
circa 1765
modelled by Peter Reinicke, carrying a tray on one arm and a flask in the other, wearing a puce jacket, white apron and green breeches, the gilt-scroll base applied with leaves

indistinct crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, incised 15.


14cm., 5 1/2 in.
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Provenance

C.H. Fischer Collection, Dresden,
His sale, J.M. Heberle, Cologne, 22nd to 25th October 1906, lot 775;
The Property of the late Mr. and Mrs. Hosack,
Sold in these Rooms, 26th February 1963, lot 130;
With Winifred Williams

Catalogue Note

After the drawing by Christophe Huet of 1753, inscribed: 'no 18 Ch - ein Limonadenhändler, eine Schale worauf Carafinen stehen, und Eis in zwei cristallenen Schälchen, in der Hand hält er zugleich ein Serviet weiße Schürze N 18 1753 - Limonadier' [...a lemonade seller, a dish on which there are caraffes, and ice in two crystal bowls, in his hand as well a serviette white apron]; quoted by Eberle, op.cit., no.28, where the drawing and another example are reproduced.

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