A Meissen Weisenfels Scaramouche circa 1744
Lot 128
A Meissen figure of Scaramouche from the Duke of Weissenfels series, circa 1745
Sold for £4,375 (US$ 7,281) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Meissen figure of Scaramouche from the Duke of Weissenfels series, circa 1745
Modelled by Peter Reinicke, with his right hand upraised, wearing a soft black hat, white ruff collar and cloak, red runic with foliate scrolls, blue breeches and black shoes with red bows, the base applied with leaves and flowers, 13cm high (some restoration)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Friedrich von Parpart Collection, sold by Rudolph Lepke's Kunst-Auctions-Haus, Berlin, 18-22 March 1912, lot 646

    Reinicke's work notes of June 1744 record "1 Scaramuz modelled in clay", though it is not clear which of the two versions is referred to; see Meredith Chilton, Harlequin Unmasked (2001), no. 108, for the other version of Scaramouche.
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