Sale: 408 / Harry Beyer Collection, May 15. 2013 in Munich Lot 130

 

130
Höchst
Knabe mit Vogelnest
Porcelain
Estimate:
€ 600 / $ 600
Sold:
€ 625 / $ 625

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Knabe mit Vogelnest. 18th century.
, white, glazed. Polychrome.
Height: 14,2 cm (5,5 in).
After model by Johann Peter Melchior for manufactory Höchst, around 1775.
Standing boy in classical counter-pose, right arm wrapped arounsd bird's nest. Head leaned to right. Scratching his head under the hat with his left hand.
Bottom inscribed "5" (scratched) and blue wheel mark (painted, barely legible).

LITERATURE: Michel Oppenheim, Johann Peter Melchior als Modellmeister in Höchst, Frankfurt/Main 1957, p. 90, illu. 82.
Thelen, Klaus (publisher), Johann Peter Melchior, 1747-1825. Bildhauer und Modellmeister in Höchst, Frankenthal und Nymphenburg, Gelsenkirchen 1997, p. 42, illu. 66.

Called up: ca. 15.04 h +/- 20 min.




130
Höchst
Knabe mit Vogelnest
Porcelain
Estimate:
€ 600 / $ 600
Sold:
€ 625 / $ 625

(incl. 25% surcharge)