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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 1289

    A MEISSEN PORCELAIN MODEL OF A EURASIAN JAY

    CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK AT BACK, MODELED BY J. J. KÄNDLER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MEISSEN PORCELAIN MODEL OF A EURASIAN JAY
    CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK AT BACK, MODELED BY J. J. KÄNDLER
    Naturalistically modeled perched atop a tall tree-stump applied with caterpillars, a beetle and mushrooms
    13 ¾ in. (34.9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired from The Antique Porcelain Company, inc., New York.
    Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection.