A Meissen figure of an old man as Winter
Lot 123
A Meissen figure of an old man emblematic of Winter, circa 1755
Sold for £625 (US$ 1,050) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Meissen figure of an old man emblematic of Winter, circa 1755
Possibly modelled by F.E. Meyer, the bearded figure wearing a fur-lined blue cloak, standing between a brazier and a bottle, a tree-stump at the rear, the base modelled with gilt-edged scrollwork, 13.5cm high

Footnotes

  • A figure of Bacchus, possibly from a series representing the Seasons, to which the present lot may belong, is illustrated by Rainer Rückert, Meissener Porzellan 1710-1810 (1966), no. 989.
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