Load carriers from the series "Cris de Paris"

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Load carriers from the series "Cris de Paris"

On a naturalistic base adorned with sculpted leaves and flowers stands a gentleman as a Parisian crier, wearing a long, striped coat over black knee breeches and black stockings. In his hands, he holds a scroll or a staff. On his back, he carries a wooden frame with a package and a box. Polychrome painting with gold accents. Possibly by Peter Reinicke and Johann Joachim Kaendler, around 1745. Restored; sword mark. Height 19 cm. From the first series of criers based on copperplate engravings by C. Ph. Caylus after red chalk drawings by Edmé Bouchardon (now in the British Museum, London). See Reinheckel, Weltkunst Vol. 62 (1992), No. 9, pp. 1161ff. A porcelain figure of a load carrier from the Cris de Paris series. Restored. Crossed swords mark. Meissen. Mid-18th century.

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24 Apr 2024

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CountryGermany

YearСередина 18 века

By the manufacturer Meissen

Type Figurines

Lot location Moscow ( 77 )

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