A Meissen nodding figure of a Chinese boy, circa 1755
Lot 83*
A Meissen nodding figure of a Chinese boy, circa 1755
Sold for £3,500 (US$ 5,893) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Meissen nodding figure of a Chinese boy, circa 1755
Probably modelled by J.J. Kaendler, marching with the left knee upraised, wearing a leaf hat, purple-lined green cloak, white tunic with purple and gilt flowers and yellow shoes, the base applied with leaves and flowers, 23cm high, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue to rear of base (minor restoration) (2)

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  • Literature:
    Ulrich Pietsch, Passion for Meissen (2010), no. 148
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