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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 303

    A MEISSEN DATED MODEL OF A HOUND ON A TABOURET

    1739

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN DATED MODEL OF A HOUND ON A TABOURET
    1739
    Modelled by J.J. Kändler, seated upright on its haunches in a begging pose, wearing a gilt-edged turquoise collar inscribed in gilding with the intials 'MJ' and 'RP' for Queen Maria Josepha flanking the date 1739, the tabouret with gilt shells to each side and gilt-scroll cabriole legs with female masks, joined above the gilt paw feet by an X-framed stretcher, restoration to nose, ears, paws, tail and body of dog and top of tabouret
    5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) high


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    For an example in the Pauls-Eisenbeiss Collection modelled with a recumbent pug on a stool, dated 1738 and similarly inscribed, see I. Menzhausen, In Porzellan verzaubert, Die Figuren Johann Joachim Kändlers in Meissen aus der Sammlung Pauls-Eisenbeiss Basel Basel, 1993, no. 102.

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