Antique Paris Porcelain Figure Islamic Turkish Ottoman Soldier with Dagger & Gun. Antique Paris Porcelain Figure Islamic Turkish Ottoman Soldier with Dagger & Gun 19th century.
Antique, 19th century - circa 1863, French unglazed porcelain biscuit sculptured figure by famous Paris porcelain manufacture Letu Mauger, depicting a turbaned Turkish Ottoman soldier (Zeybek or Babozuk warrior) standing on an elaborate grassy base wearing a colorful ottoman dress with gold gilt accessories, holding in his right hand a flintlock musket, his left hand leaning on a stripy sash with two tucked daggers, signed at the base with impressed initials LM. Stamped at the base with embossed initials L M, French porcelain manufacture in Paris of Letu & Mauger. Such figurines in Turkish Ottoman dress were made in the 19th century by French porcelain manufactures for Turkish market.Pierre-Henri and Louis-Xavier MAUGER LETU settled on rue St Lazare in L'Isle Adam, in the old farm St. Lazare (the former leper colony in the Middle Ages). CONDITION: The right hand with the gun is broken in the wrist and glued together. MEASUREMENTS: 30 cm (11.81 inches). All items are guaranteed to be authentic antiques, and not reproductions. All our artifacts are accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity. Canadian buyers please note: We are required to charge HST or GST on all orders mailed to Canadian destinations.
Our business HUNDRED & ONE ANTIQUES is based on a long family tradition of collecting fine European and Oriental Antiques and Art, with a special interest in Antique Arms and Armour. We have been involved in antique trading since 1970. Welcome and thank you for visiting. The item "Antique Paris Porcelain Figure Turkish Ottoman Soldier with Dagger & Gun 19th c" is in sale since Tuesday, January 16, 2018.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Figurines". The seller is "eclecticmuseum" and is located in Ontario. This item can be shipped worldwide.