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A Meissen figure of a Russian drinks carrier from the Cris de St. Petersburg series, modelled by Peter Reinicke, circa 1750
Estimate
4,0006,000
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436
A Meissen figure of a Russian drinks carrier from the Cris de St. Petersburg series, modelled by Peter Reinicke, circa 1750
Estimate
4,0006,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Style: European Silver, Ceramics, and Objects of Vertu

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A Meissen figure of a Russian drinks carrier from the Cris de St. Petersburg series, modelled by Peter Reinicke, circa 1750
standing balancing a tray of beakers on his hat, a pitcher in his other hand, blue crossed swords mark to the back of the base, script inventory marks to underside of base
15.2cm., 6in. high
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Catalogue Note

The 'Cris de St.Petersburg' characters are adapted from engravings of drawings by Jean-Baptiste Le Prince, a student of Boucher's, who travelled to Russia in 1758 and worked for Catherine the Great.

Style: European Silver, Ceramics, and Objects of Vertu

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