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Lot 30
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A rare Meissen miniature figure of an eagle circa 1745-50

Estimate
800 - 1,200 GBP
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Description

  •  
  • porcelain
with wings outstretched, its plumage picked out in patches of dark brown, its beak and claws detailed in yellow, crossed  swords mark in underglaze-blue (restored break to each wing)

Provenance

Sotheby's London, 2nd March, 1994, lot 83

Catalogue Note

Similar but differing figures of eagles are incorporated in mythological and allegorical groups, such as 'Ganymede'' and 'Sight'.
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