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A Meissen 'Cris de Paris' figure of a courtesan
circa 1755-60
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 1,800 GBP
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36
A Meissen 'Cris de Paris' figure of a courtesan
circa 1755-60
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 1,800 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Meissen 'Cris de Paris' figure of a courtesan
circa 1755-60
modelled by Peter Reinicke, holding a fan, with a black reticule over her left arm, wearing a purple dress with turquoise bows and a gilt watch hanging from her waist and a yellow underskirt, the scroll-edged base heightened in gilding and applied with leaves and flowers
crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue to rear of base, impressed 37
13cm., 5 1/8 in.
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Catalogue Note

Based upon the drawing by Christophe Huet of 1753, illustrated by Eberle, op.cit., no.22, along with another example of the model.

Fine British and European Ceramics & Glass

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