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European Works of Art - Thursday 23rd May 2019

A MARCOLINI MEISSEN ‘CRIS DE PARIS’ SERIES FIGURE OF A LEMON SELLER LATE 18TH / EARLY 19TH CENTURY

after the model by Peter Reinicke (1715-1768) with the young woman holding a basket in one hand and a couple of lemons in the other hand a balanced tray of lemons around her waist wearing a white headscarf and bodice blue apron and flower-sprigged skirt on a gilt-edged scroll moulded base underglaze blue crossed swords and asterisk mark impressed numeral ‘17’ 13.5cm high some restoration Modelled by Reinicke after the 1753 drawings by Christophe Huet (1700-1759) for ‘Cris de Paris’ figures the drawings still held by the Meissen archive. Provenance: Meissen Figures from the Barlow Collection the collection started by Sir Thomas Dalmahoy Barlow GBE (1883-1964) banker and industrialist also known as an art collector and historian; added to by his son Basil Stephen Barlow (1918-1991); thence by family descent.


A MARCOLINI MEISSEN ‘CRIS DE PARIS’ SERIES FIGURE OF A LEMON SELLER LATE 18TH / EARLY 19TH CENTURY

after the model by Peter Reinicke (1715-1768) with the young woman holding a basket in one hand and a couple of lemons in the other hand a balanced tray of lemons around her waist wearing a white headscarf and bodice blue apron and flower-sprigged skirt on a gilt-edged scroll moulded base underglaze blue crossed swords and asterisk mark impressed numeral ‘17’ 13.5cm high some restoration Modelled by Reinicke after the 1753 drawings by Christophe Huet (1700-1759) for ‘Cris de Paris’ figures the drawings still held by the Meissen archive. Provenance: Meissen Figures from the Barlow Collection the collection started by Sir Thomas Dalmahoy Barlow GBE (1883-1964) banker and industrialist also known as an art collector and historian; added to by his son Basil Stephen Barlow (1918-1991); thence by family descent.

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