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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 1288

    A PAIR OF MEISSEN PORCELAIN MODELS OF PHEASANTS (FASAN, KLEIN AND FASANHENNE MIT JUNGEN)

    MID-18TH CENTURY, PRESSNUMMER 4 TO THE MALE, MODELED BY J. J. KÄNDLER

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    Estimate

    A PAIR OF MEISSEN PORCELAIN MODELS OF PHEASANTS (FASAN, KLEIN AND FASANHENNE MIT JUNGEN)
    MID-18TH CENTURY, PRESSNUMMER 4 TO THE MALE, MODELED BY J. J. KÄNDLER
    Naturalistically modeled with tails raised, each perched on a tree-stump, the hen with three chicks at her feet
    7 ¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high, the male; 6 ½ in. (16.4 cm.) high, the female


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Alexandre Popoff, Paris, in 1962.
    Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection.