A Meissen figure of a lady at a spinning wheel, circa 1760
Lot 121
A Meissen figure of a lady at a spinning wheel, circa 1760
Sold for £4,750 (US$ 7,442) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Meissen figure of a lady at a spinning wheel, circa 1760 A Meissen figure of a lady at a spinning wheel
A Meissen figure of a lady at a spinning wheel, circa 1760
Seated in a high-backed, gilt-edged armchair holding a book in her right hand, a spinning-wheel on a gilt-edged table to her side, wearing a jacket decorated with indianische Blumen, a purple skirt decorated with flowers and a yellow cloak, the base modelled with gilt-edged scrollwork and applied with leaves and flowers, 17.2cm high, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue

Footnotes

  • After the engraving 'Les amusements de la vie privée' by Louis Surugue of 1747, after the painting by Chardin of 1746; see R. Rückert, Meissener Porzellan 1710-1810 (1966), no. 1024, for the example in the Ansbach Residence.
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