A Meissen figure of a guinea fowl circa 1741
Lot 58
A Meissen model of a guinea fowl circa 1741
Sold for £2,160 (US$ 3,630) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Meissen model of a guinea fowl
circa 1741
Naturalistically modelled by J.J. Kaendler with its head turned to the right, the plumage picked out in iron-red, purple and black, the base applied with leaves and a yellow mushroom, 15.7cm high, traces of crossed swords mark in blue, inventory number P.E. 3910 painted in red (restored)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Gustav and Charlotte von Klemperer Collection, Dresden, to 1938;
    Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden - Porzellansammlung im Zwinger, Inv. no. PE 3910, to 2010

    Literature:
    Schnorr von Carolsfeld 1928, no. 774;
    Pietsch 2006, no. 294
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