5 July 2004
A Meissen model of a wildcat (?) devouring a rabbit
CIRCA 1740-45, PRESSNUMMER 40, THE DECORATION POSSIBLY LATER
The wildcat with a ragged brown coat with a long bushy tail, kneeling on his forelegs and trapping the hapless rabbit beneath his left foreleg and biting its neck (cat's ears restored, rabbit with graze to nose)
4½ in. (11.5 cm.) long
Graf zu Solms-Laubach, Sammlungskatalog no. 5.
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Guttmann Catalogue, no. 78.
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