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A Meissen Monkey-ewer and a cover
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A Meissen Monkey-ewer and a cover

CIRCA 1738, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK AND DREHER'S INCISED DOUBLE-LINED CROSS

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A Meissen Monkey-ewer and a cover
Circa 1738, blue crossed swords mark and Dreher's incised double-lined cross
Modelled by J.J. Kändler, with incised fur, orange muzzle and eye-lids and ears, grey face and shoulders and grey markings to arms, back and feet, wearing a yellow-belled red collar and yellow-edged red belt applied with a chain, with two young, one clasping its neck and forming the spout, the other forming the handle and climbing on its back and holding a fruit, the top forming the cover (the cover a restored replacement, slight restoration to tip of spout, chipping to rosette of collar, links lacking from chain)
7½ in. (19 cm.) high overall (2)
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Lot Essay

See the examples sold in these Rooms on 1st June 1992, lot 77 and on 30th September 1991, lot 282. See also Carl Albiker, Meissner Porzellan (1959), no. 225.
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