P020 - MEISSEN FIGURE OF AN IRON MONGER FROM THE AUVERGNE FROM THE 'CRIS DE PARIS' SERIES
Circa 1750, blue crossed swords at back, modeled by J.J. Kändler after a drawing by Edme Bouchardon
Standing in tricorn hat and with a leather apron around his waist, a three-legged pot over his shoulder, its cover in his right hand, an iron in his left
(feet of pot restored, iron in his hand replaced)
7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm) high
Cleo M. and G. Ryland Scott Jr., Antique Porcelain Digest, Newport, England, 1961, pp. 34; 191, plate 72, fig. 273.
On display in the Scott-Allen Collection at The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia from 1976 until 1996