A Meissen figure of a female beggar musician, circa 1770 (minor damage)
Lot 130
A Meissen figure of a female beggar musician, circa 1770
Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,672) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Meissen figure of a female beggar musician, circa 1770
Standing playing the hurdy-gurdy, wearing a hat and chemise with puce ribbons, a white ragged apron and puce skirt, the base modelled with gilt-edged scrollwork and applied with leaves and flowers, 15.5cm high, crossed swords mark and dot in underglaze-blue to rear of base, C in purple to underside of base (minor damage)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    With Gilbert Levy, Paris (paper label to base)
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  1. Nette Megens
    Specialist - European Ceramics
    Bonhams
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