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    Sale 3786

    The Collection of Carroll Petrie & European Decorative Arts from the Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama, including the Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection

    31 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1286

    A MEISSEN PORCELAIN MODEL OF A SWAN

    CIRCA 1760, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK AT THE BACK, PAINTED PURPLE F AND BLACK /. TO THE UNDERSIDE, MODELED BY J.J. KÄNDLER

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    A MEISSEN PORCELAIN MODEL OF A SWAN
    CIRCA 1760, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK AT THE BACK, PAINTED PURPLE F AND BLACK /. TO THE UNDERSIDE, MODELED BY J.J. KÄNDLER
    Naturalistically modeled with folded wings and head turned to the left, above a grassy mound base
    12 ½ in. (31.8 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired from The Antique Porcelain Company, Inc., New York, in 1961.
    Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection.