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THE PROPERTY OF A LADY OF TITLE

A pair of Meissen bison hunting groups
circa 1750
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3,0004,000
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29

THE PROPERTY OF A LADY OF TITLE

A pair of Meissen bison hunting groups
circa 1750
Estimate
3,0004,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A pair of Meissen bison hunting groups
circa 1750
modelled by J.J. Kändler, each depicting hunting dogs attacking a bison, the dogs' coats shaded in brown, one with a leopard beneath the bison, the bison coats shaded in grey and the dogs' coats in brown, the bases densely applied with leaves and flowers
Quantity: 2
crossed swords in underglaze-blue
23.5cm., 9 1/4 in. and 25cm., 9 3/4 in. long
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Provenance

Anon. sale, Christie's London, 7th October 1996, lot 457

Catalogue Note

Kändler's Taxa of 1740-48 records: 1 mit 3 Hunden kämpfender Stier oder Ochse, in grimmiger action vorgestellt. 8 Thlr. [one ox or bull fighting three hounds, depicted in fierce action]. Other examples of the group, which was executed in several variations, are illustrated by R.Rückert, Meissener Porzellan, pl.282, no.1152, and M.Kunze-Koellensperger, Alexanders Tiere, cat.no.14.

Fine British and European Ceramics & Glass

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