A Nymphenburg figure of a chinaman
Lot 196
A rare Nymphenburg white chinoiserie figure, circa 1760
Sold for £25,000 (US$ 42,020) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare Nymphenburg white chinoiserie figure, circa 1760
Modelled by Franz Anton Bustelli, bowing, with his right hand held to his head, his left hand concealed under his cloak, his shaved hear with a small pigtail in Chinese style, the base edged with scrollwork, 15cm high, impressed shield mark on top of base, impressed 2 (small chip to corner of base and pigtail)

Footnotes

  • For a discussion of the series of Chinese figures modelled by Franz Anton Bustelli around 1757 as a table centrepiece, see A. Ziffer / K. Hantschmann, Bustelli: Nymphenburger Porzellanfiguren des Rokoko (2004), pp. 229f., and cat. no. 119, where other published examples of the model are listed.
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