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2022 Fall Fine Art and Interiors Auction

Sat, Oct 8, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 183

3 Porcelain Figures After Count Bruhl's Tailor

Estimate: $400 - $450

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Three (3) German and English porcelain polychrome and parcel gilt "Count Bruhl's Tailor" figures by various makers, based on the original modeled in the 18th century by Meissen artist Johann Joachim Kandler (Germany, 1706-1775). Each depicts a satirical representation of the tailor of Count Bruhl, Chief Administrator to the King, who was considered the best-dressed man in Saxony (now Germany), in elaborate 17th century attire with a tricorn hat and wearing spectacles, riding atop a goat also wearing spectacles with various sewing tools, on a naturalistic base. One (1) with a blue Sitzendorf mark, one (1) with a blue Carl-Johann Gottlob Thieme, Dresden mark, and one (1) a gilt Chelsea mark, top or underside of bases. Ranging in size from 6 1/2" H x 2 1/4" W x 5 3/4" D to 10 1/4" H x 4 1/2" W x 7 1/2" D. All items early 20th century.


Dresden and Chelsea figures with scattered fleabites to base. Sitzendorf figure with fleabite to tip of scissors.

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