A rare Meissen porcelain figure of a seated male pagode

A rare Meissen porcelain figure of a seated male pagode

Incense burner with hollow base designed as a Chinese figure seated on an octagonal plinth. He is dressed in an exotic purple robe with feathers and finely painted “indianische blumen” and wears a pointed tricorn hat with a folded brim. Blue crossed swords mark. A retouched chip to the tip of the hat. H 14 cm.
Around 1730 – 35; model attributed to Johann Friedrich Eberlein.

Provenance

The R.W.M. Walker collection, auctioned by Christie's London on 25th July 1945. The collection of Jack and Bell Linsky, auctioned by Sotheby's New York on 21st May 1985, lot 54. The Robert Williams collection. The West Collection, auctioned by Christie's New York on 18th October 2017, lot 736. Private collection, Copenhagen.

Exhibitions

New York City, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Masterpieces of European Porcelain, 18th March - 15th May 1949, cat. no. 244.

Lot 931 Dα

Estimate:
12.000 € - 15.000 €

Result:
23.750 €