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European Works of Art - Thursday 23rd May 2019

A MEISSEN ‘CRIS DE PARIS’ SERIES FIGURE OF A WAITER CIRCA 1745 modelled by Johann Joachim Kändler (1706-1775)

standing before a stove proffering a chicken on an oblong dish wearing a white coat with blue revers a long pale yellow apron and puce breeches pad base applied with flowers 15cm high some restoration For another example of this model where the waiter holds a pot in one hand and its cover in the other see the Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller: English & European Furniture Ceramics and Decorations Part I Christie’s New York 9 May 2018 lot 261. 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 MEISSEN ‘CRIS DE PARIS’ SERIES FIGURE OF A WAITER CIRCA 1745 modelled by Johann Joachim Kändler (1706-1775)

standing before a stove proffering a chicken on an oblong dish wearing a white coat with blue revers a long pale yellow apron and puce breeches pad base applied with flowers 15cm high some restoration For another example of this model where the waiter holds a pot in one hand and its cover in the other see the Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller: English & European Furniture Ceramics and Decorations Part I Christie’s New York 9 May 2018 lot 261. 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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