A Meissen Chinoiserie group of a man and child, circa 1750

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Lot 107
A Meissen Chinoiserie group of a man and child, circa 1750

Sold for £ 30,000 (US$ 37,447) inc. premium
A Meissen Chinoiserie group of a man and child, circa 1750
Modelled by Peter Reinicke, the man seated, wearing a hat, puce-lined, white robes with indianische Blumen and yellow trousers, a child standing next to him wearing lilac robes, on a rockwork base moulded with gilt-edged rocaille, 17cm high, crossed swords mark in blue (minor restoration)

Footnotes

  • The model is after an engraving by J.J. Balechou after Boucher's "Les Délices de l'Enfance". Other examples are illustrated in Dr. Erika Pauls-Eisenbeiss, German Porcelain of the 18th Century Vol. I (1972), p.115, and L. and Y. Adams, Meissen Portrait Figures (1987), p.175.
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