A Meissen figure by Walther Schott, the bowler, circa 1900 (minor restoration)
Lot 231
A Meissen figure of The Bowls Player, circa 1900
£1,000 - 1,500
US$ 1,700 - 2,500
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Meissen figure of The Bowls Player, circa 1900
Modelled by Walther Schott, wearing a pale green flowing robe tied around the waist with a puce ribbon, stooping to throw a golden ball, 35.5cm high, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, incised Q180 (restoration to fingers and ball)

Footnotes

  • Walther Schott's bronze of the Bowls Player was highly praised at the Dresden Art Exhibition in 1897, where Meissen bought the rights to produce the subject in porcelain. See John Sandon, Meissen Porcelain (2010), p.90 (right).
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  1. Sebastian Kuhn
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