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A Meissen 'Cris de Paris' figure of a poultry seller
circa 1755
Estimate
3,0004,000
LOT SOLD. 5,400 GBP
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38
A Meissen 'Cris de Paris' figure of a poultry seller
circa 1755
Estimate
3,0004,000
LOT SOLD. 5,400 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Meissen 'Cris de Paris' figure of a poultry seller
circa 1755
modelled by Peter Reinicke, with a basket of eggs over his left arm and a pair of birds in his left hand, wearing a black hat, yellow-lined purple jacket and green breeches, the base modelled with gilt-edged rocailles and applied with leaves and flowers
crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue to rear of base, impressed 8
14.5cm., 5 3/4 in.
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Catalogue Note

The drawing by Christophe Huet is illustrated by Eberle, op.cit., no.41, and is inscribed: 'No 8 Ch - ein Bauer, welcher Hühner und Kapaunen verkauft, mit einem grauen Hut N 18 1753. Paisan qui Crie des pommes et ...' [a peasant who sells hens and capons, with a grey hat..].

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