A small, rare Meissen porcelain model of a pheasant.

A small, rare Meissen porcelain model of a pheasant.

A small, rare Meissen porcelain model of a pheasant. The beak and tail reattached, some wheat sheaves restored. H 17.3 cm.
Ca. 1745 - 50, the model attributed to Johann Joachim Kaendler.

This model was attributed to Kaendler when it was listed by Albiker, but only the lifesize models made in 1735 for the royal menagerie are recorded as his creations.

Provenance

Belgian aristocratic ownership.

Literature

Cf. a pair of similar pheasants in the collection of Celle palace in: Albiker, Die Meißner Porzellantiere, Berlin 1959, no. 127.
Cf. also: Röbbig, Kabinettstücke, Munich 2006, no. 42.

Lot 993 Dα

Estimate:
2.000 € - 3.000 €

Result:
2.480 €