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Item Number: 760

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Meissen figure of the macaroon seller from the Cris de Paris series. The first series of 34 figures was modelled by Peter Reinicke in 1753-54. This example is from the 'repaired' series of 1775 to 1778. The original Reinicke moulds were showing signs of ware so they were re-worked by Carl Schoenheit and given a new lease of life. The ' repaired' series was numbered differently to the original series.  This figure is numbered 13 while the earlier figure was number 16.

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Height in cms: 13.30
Height in inches: 5.24
Model Number: 13
Mark Info:

Crossed swords in blue to back of base. Two dashes in blue and gilt P to underside of base. Impressed 13 to back of base

Circa: 1780
Price Band: 2,000 - 5,000
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