A pair of Meissen porcelain models of recumbent sheep.

A pair of Meissen porcelain models of recumbent sheep.

A pair of Meissen porcelain models of recumbent sheep. Blue crossed swords mark faintly visible to the ground down underside. One foot reattached. H 12 and 9.6 cm.
Mid 18th C., the model attributed either to Johann Joachim Kaendler or Peter Reinicke.

Provenance

German aristocratic ownership.

Literature

Cf. a further female sheep in the collection of the Residenzmuseum Munich in: Albiker, Die Meissner Porzellantiere, Berlin 1959, no. 209.

Lot 995 Dα

Estimate:
10.000 € - 12.000 €

Result:
12.400 €