A rare Meissen porcelain model of a snow grouse

A rare Meissen porcelain model of a snow grouse

Blue crossed swords mark, model no. "C2" and "x", impressed "43". A chip to the beak tip. H 8.7 cm.
Late 18th / 19th C.; the model by Johann Joachim Kaendler, 1768.

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Probably identifiable with the piece mentioned in Kaendler's workshop records in March 1768 as: "5. Ein klein Modell in gestalt eines Calacoutsch Hahns Corrigiret, und das erforderliche Natürliche darein gebracht, und so dann zerschnitten." (Pietsch, Leipzig 2002, p. 169).

Lot 611 Dα

Estimate:
2.000 € - 3.000 €

Result:
2.232 €