18 March 2005
AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED MEISSEN MODEL OF A HOUND (JAGDHUND)
CIRCA 1750, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK TO BELLY, THE ORMOLU-MOUNTED BASE 18TH CENTURY, BUT POSSIBLY ASSOCIATED
Naturalistically modelled by J.J. Kändler standing with his head slightly turned, his tail raised, its ears, eyes and muzzle enriched in brown, the eyes and mouth also in black, his coat with brown patches, the scroll ormolu base applied with large blossoms
12½ in. (31.8 cm.) wide
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See Carl Albiker, Die Meissner Porzellantiere, Berlin, 1935, Abb. 186.
For a very similar ormolu base, see the ormolu-mounted elephant mantle clock in Hans Ottomayer and Peter Pröschel, Vergoldete Bronzen, Munich 1986, Abb. 2.8.5.
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