Figurengruppe, der galante Gärtner, Meissen
Lot 142
A Höchst group of the gallant gardener (Der galante Gärtner), circa 1755
£2,000 - 3,000
US$ 3,200 - 4,900

Lot Details
A Höchst group of the gallant gardener (Der galante Gärtner), circa 1753
The standing gentleman offering a basket of flowers to the lady seated beneath a fruit tree, wearing a hat with feather, puce jacket, yellow breeches and yellow shoes, the lady wearing a purple-striped dress, the base modelled with scrollwork edged in puce and gilding, 18.5cm high, wheel mark in iron-red, incised IH (some restoration)

Footnotes

  • Another example of this group, together with the earlier version with a plain base, is illustrated by P. Stahl, Höchster Porzellan (1994), p. 258.
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