5 July 2004
A Meissen model of an Amazonian parakeet
CIRCA 1745, TRACES OF BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK
Modelled to the right with its head turned towards its tail, with bright multi-coloured plumage, perched on a tree-stump applied with leafy branches (broken from base and restored, broken through tail, restoration to head, wings, tree-stump and branches)
5½ in. (14 cm.) high
Anon., sale Christie's London, 24th February 1997, lot 283.
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Guttmann Catalogue, no. 96.
Another example is illustrated by Rainer Rückert, Meissener Porzellan (Munich, 1966), no. 1083.
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