A Meissen 'Cris de St. Petersburg' figure of a Russian peasant, circa 1750
Lot 143
A Meissen 'Cris de St. Petersburg' figure of a Russian peasant, circa 1750
Sold for £6,250 (US$ 10,505) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Meissen 'Cris de St. Petersburg' figure of a Russian peasant, circa 1750
The bearded figure carrying a jug and leaning on a staff, wearing a green hat, white scarf, puce jacket and yellow breeches with white stockings, a satchel on his back, the rocky base applied with leaves and flowers, 13.3cm high, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue to rear of base (very minor restoration)

Footnotes

  • The figure modelled after an engraving by Jean-Baptiste Le Prince.
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  1. Nette Megens
    Specialist - European Ceramics
    Bonhams
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