5 July 2004
A Meissen model of a wolf
CIRCA 1747, TRACES OF BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK AT BACK OF BASE
Modelled to the right with his turned, snarling with open jaws, his black and light brown coat with a white underside and his brush between his legs, seated on his haunches on an oval mound base sparsely applied with coloured flowers and foliage (left ear restored, teeth of upper jaw with some restoration, some minute chipping to foliage)
5 5/8 in. (14.5 cm.) high
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Guttmann Catalogue, no. 7.
A pair of similar wolves were sold in these Rooms on 7th October 1996, lot 459. Also see the examples in the Fischer Collection sold by J.M. Herberle on 25th October 1906, lots 996 and 996a.
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