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Item Number: 537

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Description: Meissen figure of the night watchman from the series of 35 figures known as the Cries of Paris. They were based on the drawings by Christophe Huet (1700-1759). As well as lighting the streets the night watchman sold alcohol and cures for over imbibing. These figures were mostly modelled by P.Reinicke under the guidence of J.J.Kaendler c.1755.
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Height in cms: 14.00
Height in inches: 5.51
Model Number: 14
Mark Info: Crossed swords in under glaze blue. Incised model number 14. Impressed assembler's number 5. Painter's number 83 in grey.
Circa: 1870
Price Band: 1,000 - 2,000
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