5 July 2004
A Meissen model of a red squirrel
CIRCA 1745, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK AT BACK OF BASE
Modelled to the right with his head slightly turned, holding a nut in his paws, a collar about his neck with an attached chain, seated on his haunches on an oval base applied with coloured flowers and foliage (restoration to ears, paws and chain, broken through tail and restored, minute chipping to flowers and foliage)
7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm.) high
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Guttmann Catalogue, no. 1.
A pair of similar squirrels were sold in these Rooms on 24th February 1997, lot 292.
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