• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 62

    A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A BIRD SELLER

    CIRCA 1740-45

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A BIRD SELLER
    CIRCA 1740-45
    Modelled by J.J. Kändler, standing before a tree-stump carrying a rectangular bird cage and a bird in his left hand, on a mound base applied with coloured flowers (cage broken off and restuck with some restoration, hands and right arm restuck, restoration to hat, bird and fold of his jacket at reverse, chipping to flowers)
    8½ in. (21.5 cm.) high


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