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PROPERTY FROM THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND

A pair of Meissen figures of parrots
18th century, perhaps outside-decorated
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 5,250 USD
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PROPERTY FROM THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND

A pair of Meissen figures of parrots
18th century, perhaps outside-decorated
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 5,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Collections: European Decorative Arts

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A pair of Meissen figures of parrots
18th century, perhaps outside-decorated
naturalistically modelled by Johann Joachim Kändler with green plumage picked out in brown; with red or blue wing tips, perched on brown stumps applied with leafy flowers, faint crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue.
heights 5 3/4 in.
14.6 cm
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Provenance

The Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, 1973

Catalogue Note

Sotheby's Scientific Research department used noninvasive XRF for this lot to screen the green enamel for chromium, which was not detected.

Collections: European Decorative Arts

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New York