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Meissen Figure of a Blackamoor with Sweetmeat Basket


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Dates Circa 1745
Dimensions
19.00cm high (7.48 inches high)
Medium Porcelain
Origin Germany
Description A rare Meissen figure of a 'Blackamoor' holding a covered basket for sweetmeats. The basket and cover are finely painted with three harbour scenes in gilded and shaped reserves - modelled by J J Kändler


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



Condition Just very 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