10 July 2007
A BERLIN (K.P.M.) MODEL OF A COCKATOO (KAKADU)
CIRCA 1911, PRINTED BLUE SCEPTRE, ORB AND K.P.M. MARKS, INCISED 9721 AND BLACK ENAMEL 140/559, INCISED SIGNATURE E OTTO TO BASE
Modelled by Edmund Otto, perched on a leafy branch above a pierced mound base, with white plumage and a raised yellow crest
9¾ in. (24.7 cm.) high
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For a similar example, see Karl H. Bröhan, et al, 'Berliner Porzellan von Jugendstil zum Funktionalismus 1889-1939', Bröhan Museum Catalogue (1987), p. 166, pl. 236.
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