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    Sale 7549

    British and Continental Ceramics and Glass

    18 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 87

    A HANNOVERSCH MÜNDEN HEN AND CHICKENS TUREEN AND COVER

    CIRCA 1780

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    A HANNOVERSCH MÜNDEN HEN AND CHICKENS TUREEN AND COVER
    CIRCA 1780
    Naturally modelled as a nesting hen with a chick forming the finial and three chicks beside her, her wing and tail feathers and head outlined in manganese, on a fixed stand, the shaped rim with a border of blue C-scrolls (small repaired rim chips to tail, one wing, three beaks and rim of base and stand, glaze repair to breast and head of one chick)
    The stand 9½ in. (24.1 cm.) wide


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    See Hela Schandelmaier, et al., Niedersächsische Fayencen Kestner-Museum, Hannover, Catalogue (Hannover, 1993), pp. 171-2, No. 145 for a similar example.

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