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THE PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION

A German porcelain figure of a hurdy-gurdy player, circa 1760-65
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678

THE PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION

A German porcelain figure of a hurdy-gurdy player, circa 1760-65
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Details & Cataloguing

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A German porcelain figure of a hurdy-gurdy player, circa 1760-65
modelled seated playing the instrument in her lap with a begging bowl balancing on top, her ragged costume brightly painted and picked out in gilding, before a tree stump upon a grassy base,
16.2cm., 6 3/8 in. high
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Provenance

With Galerie Almas, Munich;
acquired from the above in 1986.

Catalogue Note

This unusual figure appears to be unrecorded in the literature. The modelling does have similarities to the figures which were produced by Carl Vogelmann at the Kesterbach factory, as well as figures produced in Strasbourg and Frankenthal.

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