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A PAIR OF NYMPHENBURG WHITE BUSTS OF CHILDREN

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Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000
ca. US$10,142 - US$13,523
Price realised:  £35,000
ca. US$59,166
Lot number 30, Views: 755

A PAIR OF NYMPHENBURG WHITE BUSTS OF CHILDREN
CIRCA 1761-65, IMPRESSED SHIELD MARKS, INCISED LINE MARK TO BOTH
A PAIR OF NYMPHENBURG WHITE BUSTS OF CHILDREN CIRCA 1761-65, IMPRESSED SHIELD MARKS, INCISED LINE MARK TO BOTH Modelled by Franz Anton Bustelli , the boy with his hair tied at the nape of his neck with a bow, wearing a loose ruffled shirt, his female companion with a ribbon and rosebud in her hair, each on a waisted quatrefoil rocaille- moulded socle base pierced with three apertures (the boy with restoration to base, chips to bow in hair and some small restored chips to shirt and lower edge of bust, the girl with restoration to shoulders, chest and ruffle, rosebud restored, minor chipping) 10 in. (25.3 cm.) high

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Centuries of Style, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures, Gold Boxes and Silver
Date of the auction: 3 Jun 2014
Address: Christie's
3 June 2014, London, King Street