A rare Meissen figure of a harlequin using a goat as bagpipes.

A rare Meissen figure of a harlequin using a goat as bagpipes.

Unglazed, unmarked underside. Restored to the edge of the base and the extremities. H 14.3 cm.
The model by Johann Joachim Kaendler, generally dated to around 1736.

Literature

The following comparable pieces have been published:
The von Pannwitz collection (Munich 1935, nr. 328)
The von Klemperer collection (Dresden 1928, nr. 553)
The Pauls collection (Frankfurt 1967, vol. I, p. 248 f.)
The Jack and Belle Linsky collection / now kept in the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York 1984, nr. 178)

Lot 690 Dα

Estimate:
12.000 € - 14.000 €

Result:
14.640 €