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THE PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION

Two Meissen figures of Beggar Musicians, circa 1735-40
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683

THE PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION

Two Meissen figures of Beggar Musicians, circa 1735-40
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Two Meissen figures of Beggar Musicians, circa 1735-40
modelled by J. J. Kändler, both wearing ragged clothes and satchels on their backs, playing hurdy-gurdies, sat upon small rockwork bases, he with crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, impressed numeral 33,
Quantity: 2
13.8cm., 5 3/8 in. and 12.3cm., 4 7/8 in. high
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Provenance

the male figure, with Fischer-Böhler, Munich;
acquired from the above in 1957.

Catalogue Note

Similar models are discussed by Erika Pauls-Eisenbeiss, German Porcelain of the 18th Century, London, 1972, Vol. I, pp. 84-85.

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