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    Sale 12975

    Noble & Private Collections Part I

    2 November 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 156

    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MEISSEN PORCELAIN MODELS OF LEOPARDS

    THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1750, ONE WITH BLUE CROSSED SWORDS TO BACK OF BASE, THE MOUNTS 19TH CENTURY

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    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MEISSEN PORCELAIN MODELS OF LEOPARDS
    THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1750, ONE WITH BLUE CROSSED SWORDS TO BACK OF BASE, THE MOUNTS 19TH CENTURY
    Each seated on its haunches on a mound base applied with flowers and leaves, on a pierced rocaille style base
    6 ¼ in. (15.8 cm.) high


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    A similar example of the model is illustrated by Rainer Rückert, Meissener Porzellan, Munich, 1966, pl. 260, no. 1052 and another by by Melitta Kunze-Köllensperger, 'Alexanders Tiere', Sammlung Axel Guttmann, Berlin, 1999, p. 70, no. 79.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A LADY (LOTS 155–163 & 374–381)