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Continental Painted and Gessoed Figure of a Prussian Fusilier

Auction:
2476
Lot:
135
Sold for:
$830$700

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2476
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 10, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Continental Painted and Gessoed Figure of a Prussian Fusilier, possibly Nuremberg, mid-19th century, molded papier-mache gentleman with a long gray beard wearing traditional dress with wire staff in one hand, cast metal bell in the other, with a cast metal sword at his side, standing on a turned wood base, ht. 11 in., (very good to excellent).
Estimate $800-1,200

very good to excellent

Keywords

Nuremberg, cast metal sword, metal bell, Beard, Sword

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