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A PAIR OF CHELSEA PORCELAIN MODELS OF SWANS
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A PAIR OF CHELSEA PORCELAIN MODELS OF SWANS

CIRCA 1755, IMPRESSED O

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A PAIR OF CHELSEA PORCELAIN MODELS OF SWANS
CIRCA 1755, IMPRESSED O
Naturalistically modeled with their heads turned
3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) high, the taller
Provenance
Acquired from The Estate of Abby R. Mauzé, New York, 1976.
Literature
D. Fennimore et al., The David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection: Decorative Arts, New York, 1992, vol. IV, pp. 92-93, no. 87.
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Lot Essay

While these swans were doubtless influenced by Meissen models, it would also appear that they closely relate to various drawings by Francis Barlow.

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