A Meissen figure of a guinea fowl, on a modern ormolu base,
Lot 215
A Meissen model of a guinea fowl, circa 1741
Sold for £3,360 (US$ 5,694) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Meissen model of a guinea fowl, circa 1741
Modelled by J.J.Kändler, the naturalistic bird standing with its head turned slightly, the plumage in black and white with puce neck and red comb and wattle, the white rustic base applied with a leafy branches and a sprig of grass, mounted at a later date on an ormolu base strongly modelled with rococo scrollwork 19.4cm high overall (minor losses)

Footnotes

  • A similar model from the Gustav and Charlotte von Klemperer Collection, was sold in these rooms 8 December 2010, lot 59. For the model see Pietsch 2006, no. 294.
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