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A set of two Nymphenbourg porcelain statuettes of "Tartares", 18th century, circa 1765-70
the model created by Franz Anton Bustelli in 1756, the arms crossed, sitting on square cushions, marked with the Bavarian coat of arms
Haut. 10 cm. ; Height 4 in.
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Catalogue Note

These two models of polychrome statuettes are reproduced in Katharina Hantschmann and Alfred Ziffer's catalogue, Franz Anton Bustelli, Nymphenburger Porzelannfiguren des Rokoko, 2005, p. 459, n° 114-115 and are visible at the Bayer Nationalmuseum of Munich. Two white statuettes of the same models are part of the Bäulm collection and reproduced by Alfred Ziffer, Nymphenburger Porzellan, Sammling Bäulm, 1992, n° 71-72, pp. 52-53. Two other white statuettes are in the porcelain collections of the Dresden State Art Collection.  

Une Dynastie Américaine en Europe - Collections Eleanor Post Close & Antal Post de Bekessy

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Paris