• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 1983

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art And Ceramics

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 31

    A PAIR OF MEISSEN MODELS OF MACAWS

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED MODEL NO. A 43 AND IMPRESSED 143 AND 91

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF MEISSEN MODELS OF MACAWS
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED MODEL NO. A 43 AND IMPRESSED 143 AND 91
    Each colorful bird naturalistically modeled perched on a high tree-stump, one applied with cherries
    16½ in. (41.9 cm.) high (2)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Cf. Dr. K. Berling, Meissen China, an Illustrated History, New York, 1972, table 4, fig. 7.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF LEONA M. HELMSLEY (LOTS 1-41)