Meissen Figure of a Ballad Singer from the Saxon Court, c.1755

A Meissen figure of a ballad singer from the Saxon Court, wearing a pink coat over a gilt-edged yellow waistcoat embellished with flowers and lilac breeches, a black tricorn hat under his arm, holding a sheet of music in his left hand, on a gilt-edged scroll work base with applied leaves and flowers. Blue crossed swords to an unglazed base, circa 1755.
13.3cm high.

Another example is illustrated in Patricia Brattig (ed.), Meissen Barockes Porzellan (2010), no. 38.

The Hasse Collection, sold Bonhams 8 October 2014.


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