Musizierende Dame, Frankenthal
Lot 152
A Frankenthal group of musicians, circa 1759
£4,000 - 6,000
US$ 6,600 - 9,900
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Frankenthal group of musicians, circa 1759
Modelled by Johann Friedrich Lück, after an engraving by Johann Esaias Nilson, the lady seated playing a xylophone resting on gilt-edged scrollwork issuing from rockwork, a child playing bapgpipes at her feet, flanked by a recumbent sheep and dog, the base modelled with gilt-edged scrollwork, a trellis arbour edged with scrollwork heightened in gilding, iron-red and purple at the rear, 20cm high, rampant lion mark in underglaze-blue (arbour restuck, minor restoration)

Footnotes

  • A similar group was in the Emma Budge Collection, Hamburg (sold by Paul Graupe, 27-29 September 1939, lot 914). Another example with an additional figure is in the Pauls Collection (illustrated by Dr. Erika Pauls-Eisenbeiss, German Porcelain of the 18th Century, Vol.II (1972), p.134.
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