11 June 2010
A MEISSEN PORCELAIN FIGURAL POT-POURRI VASE AND COVER
Circa 1760, blue crossed swords mark at the back, impressed 34, the model by J.J. Kändler
Modeled as a vase and cover, each with a pierced rim, supported on a tree-stump issuing flowers and foliage, the domed base with a seated fashionable lady, a cat in her lap snarling and hissing at a pug dog to her left, all raised on rocaille scroll feet
9 in. (22.8 cm.) high (2)
With Judy & Brian Harden Antiques, Cheltenham, England, 2004.
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See Dr. K. Berling, Ed., Meissen China, an Illustrated History, New York, 1972, Table 13, fig. 9 for a variant of the Kändler model, branches extending off the tree-stump to form candlearms.
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