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18th Century Hochst porcelain figure of a nude by Melchior
Remarkable quality 18th Century porcelain figure of a standing nude in perfect condition measuring 6 1/2" tall by 3 1/2" wide. Incised Melchior and also dated 1771 on the raw potted figure before the overglaze brown was applied as shown.The coloring on this piece is sublime. Marked with the underglaze blue wheel mark. Even in this recession, this is a rare chance to own a piece of one of the finest pieces of 18th Century porcelain from the most sought after factory-modelled by one of the acknowledged Masters at Hochst.