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AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED SAMSON MODEL OF A HEN, 'HENNE MIT EI'
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AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED SAMSON MODEL OF A HEN, 'HENNE MIT EI'

19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED LINES MARK AT BACK, BASED ON A MODEL BY J.J. KÄNDLER

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AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED SAMSON MODEL OF A HEN, 'HENNE MIT EI'
19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED LINES MARK AT BACK, BASED ON A MODEL BY J.J. KÄNDLER
Naturalistically modelled in the Meissen style, the bird looking left, a large egg below, the mound and tree-stump base applied with flowers and foliage, the gilt-bronze base in the Louis XV style, the rocaille scrolls forming four feet
12 in. (30.5 cm.) high, overall
Provenance
Robert Hoe; Anderson Art Galleries, New York, 15 February 1911, lot 1333 (as Dresden and with blue crossed swords mark)
Purchased at the sale by his daughter
By descent to her son

Lot Essay

For a Meissen example see Rainer Rückert, Meissener Porzellan 1710 - 1810, Munich, 1966, p. 200 and 280, Taf. 1143.
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