London, South Kensington
12 June 2003
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
A Meissen boar-hunting group.
Circa 1750, the decoration later, indistinct blue crossed swords mark
Modelled by J.J. Kändler, the brown boar being attacked by two hounds with light-brown and brown patches, before an oak tree on an oval mound base applied with flowers and foliage
10 in. (25.5 cm.) high
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Cf. The example sold by Christie's Geneva, 3 December 1982, lot 93.
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