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    Sale 5898

    Christie's Interiors

    6 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 161

    A MEISSEN MODEL OF A SOUTH AMERICAN PARROT

    20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, PRESSNUMMER, INCISED NUMERALS

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MEISSEN MODEL OF A SOUTH AMERICAN PARROT
    20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, PRESSNUMMER, INCISED NUMERALS
    NATURALISTICALLY MODELLED PERCHED ON A FRUITING TREE-STUMP, THE STALK OF A CHERRY IN ITS BEAK, THE ROCKY MOUND BASE APPLIED WITH A TRAILING BRANCH OF STAWBERRY LEAVES AND FRUIT AND A CLUSTER OF FUNGI
    12½ IN. (31.8 CM.) HIGH


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