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Auction: Auction 08.12.2003
was auctioned on: 8 December 2003
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A Nymphenburg figure of a bowing Oriental

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Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000
ca. US$70,006 - US$105,009
Price realised:  £89,250
ca. US$156,201
Lot number 50, Views: 1437

A Nymphenburg figure of a bowing Oriental Circa 1760, top of base with gilt-edged impressed Bavarian shield mark Modelled by Franz Anton Bustelli , bowing elegantly with his right hand to his forehead, his left arm concealed beneath his garments, his face looking down and his shaved head with a pig-tail of hair flopping forwards, wearing a sleeveless gilt-edged full-length pink robe over a white-lined blue robe with long pendant sleeves and tied at the waist with a striped orange sash, the gilt-edged cuff of an orange under-garment showing at his right wrist, his baggy yellow pantaloons tied above his pointed blue shoes, on a shaped flat base edged with sweeping scrolls enriched with gilt lines (four chips to edge of base, minute wear to gilding) 6 in. (15.1 cm.) high

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 08.12.2003
Date of the auction: 8 Dec 2003
Address: Christie's
London, King Street