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Auction: Auction 08.12.2003
was auctioned on: 8 December 2003
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A Nymphenburg white Chinoiserie group

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Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000
ca. US$21,001 - US$31,502
Price realised:  £20,315
ca. US$35,554
Lot number 55, Views: 102

A Nymphenburg white Chinoiserie group Circa 1763-66, left figure with impressed Bavarian shield mark, back of base with impressed shield mark over incised MH monogram · ·6·D· After F.A. Bustelli , the left figure leaning back slightly in a relaxed contra-posto, holding a large book and gently resting his left hand on his companion's back, wearing a hat, cloak and doublet, the belt buckle impressed with the Bavarian shield, the long under-robe with pendant sleeves, his companion bowing elegantly with his right hand to his forehead, his left arm concealed beneath his garments, wearing a sleeveless full-length robe over a robe with long pendant sleeves, his baggy pantaloons tied above his pointed shoes, on a shaped plinth base with a moulded waisted edge at the front and sides and pierced apertures at the back (left figure with extensive chipping to hat, left index finger a replacement, chip to pig-tail, small chip to front left corner of base, very slight chipping to edge of base) 8 3/8 in. (21.3 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