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Meissen figure of a 'Blackamoor'


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Makers MEISSEN PORCELAIN
Dates Circa 1745
Dimensions
19.00cm high (7.48 inches high)
Medium Porcelain
Origin Germany
Description A fine and rare Meissen figure of a 'Blackamoor' holding a covered basket for 'sweetmeats'. The basket and cover is painted with three harbour/merchant scenes in gilded and shaped formal reserves - Modelled by J J Kändler.

Condition Just minor restoration and a manufacturing firing fault.
Literature A d'Agliano, I Fragili Lussi, Porcellane di Meissen Da Musei e Collezionni Italiani Col. pl. 107 and cover illustration collection: Guilio Olletto, Turin