3 - 5 June 2004
TWO MEISSEN PORCELAIN MODELS OF INDIAN PARAKEETS
BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK AT THE BACK OF ONE, MODELLED BY JOHANN JOACHIM KÄNDLER, CIRCA 1741
One modelled eating sugar, both perched on tall tree-stumps applied with cherries and flowers, with green and puce plumage
11 5/8 in. (26.6 cm.) high (2)
C. H. Fischer Collection, H. Lempertz' SöhnE, Cöln, 22-25 October 1906, lot 408 (the one eating sugar).
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See Carl C. Dauterman, The Wrightsman Collection Porcelain, vol. IV, Greenwich, pp. 44-49 for two similar pair in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
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