A pair of Meissen models of pug dogs, circa 1745-50
Lot 96
A pair of Meissen models of pug dogs, circa 1745-50
Sold for £26,250 (US$ 44,121) inc. premium
Auction Details
A pair of Meissen pugs (some chips and firing cracks)
Lot Details
A pair of Meissen models of pug dogs, circa 1745-50
Modelled by J.J. Kaendler and possibly P. Reinicke, each naturalistically painted in shades of grey and black, wearing a yellow collar decorated with flowers and applied with gilt bells and a purple bow, and a puce collar with gilt ornament applied with gilt bells and a turquoise bow, respectively, the bases applied with leaves and flowers, 15.8cm and 15cm high, traces of crossed swords marks in blue (one bow chipped, minor losses) (2)

Footnotes

  • The models are mentioned in Kaendler's work records for June and December 1744, quoted by Rainer Rückert, Meissener Porzellan 1710-1810 (1966), nos. 1091 and 1092.
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