Unit 6, 6 - 12 Ponton Road, London, SW8 5BA
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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.
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