Sale 21BG01 | Lot 48

Associated Pair of Bow Porcelain Figures of Dancers

Catalogue: The Sarah Belk Gambrell Collection of European Porcelain

Lot Details

Lot 48
Associated Pair of Bow Porcelain Figures of Dancers
Circa 1758, iron-red anchor and dagger marks to both, blue A to the male figure
After the Meissen model by J.J. Kändler, his right arm raised and chin back, standing before a tree-stump wearing a pale-yellow hat with puce bow, a yellow-lined blue jacket over a belted puce, gilt and blue striated waistcoat, floral breeches and iron-red shoes; his companion in a small yellow hat with iron-red bow, holding out a floral brocaded pink apron over a pale-yellow, green and pink striated skirt, her blue bodice edged in turquoise and laced in gilt, the base applied with flowers, raised on four turquoise and gilt enriched rocaille-molded scroll feet, his base further enriched in puce and cobalt blue.
Height 7 3/4 inches and 8 inches, respectively.

Mrs. N. Warre Collection.
Sotheby's, London 28 October 1969, lot 1.

For a similar pair, see Christie's, 25 November 1991, lot 109. Also see the English Ceramics Circle, Exhibition Catalogue, 1948, pl. 42, nos. 176 and 177; and William King, English Porcelain Figures of the 18th Century, fig. 9.

C Estate of Sarah Belk Gambrell

Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Male dancer missing his right little finger, several finger tips restored on his right hand, both with losses to hat decoration and chips to flowers. Restoration to her hat.

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The Sarah Belk Gambrell Collection of European Porcelain

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