The present model was conceived in late 1736, the earliest in the great series of crinoline groups modelled by Kndler over the next ten years. See The Pauls Collection, pp. 192-193 for another example and a complete discussion of the comparative material. See also Yvonne Hackenbroch, Meissen and Other Continental Porcelain, Faience and Enamel, The Collection of Irwin Untermyer, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1956, pl. 20, fig. 39; The Nyffler Collection of German Porcelain, Christie's, London, 9 June 1986; and Anon. sale, Christie's Geneva, 14 November 1988, lot 66 for other examples.