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A one-of-a kind private commission, terra-cotta with a fine polychrome, leathery glaze, German, 19th c.; 14 3/4" x 12 1/2" x 11 1/2"; Provenance: Nellie Lenson, Olympia Antiques Fair, London; Private collection, Ohio

Sale Price: $36,250

Estimate: $9,000 - $12,000

Condition Report

Presents very well. Paint losses on crown, red cap and tip of nose. Some touch-ups of red paint. Restoration noted to front leg and three toes. Wear to most tips of the crown. Quality of casting and coloration strikes us as exception.