(Germany 1759 – 1824)
14.3 x 6.8 x 7.4 cm
Court ballet dancers in rustic dress mimic a peasant dance. The model for this and the female dancer (L2012.197) are typical of the work of Joseph Nees who worked at Ludwigsburg 1759–67 before moving to Zurich (compare L2012.199).
Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 111 (colour illus.). cat.no. 149