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Lot 5
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A Meissen figure of a sparrowhawk with its prey circa 1739

Estimate
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
Sold
6,875 GBP
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Description

  • porcelain
modelled by J. J. Kändler, leaning forward to devour the bloody lark in its talons, perched on a tree among foliage and a clump of bright yellow fungi (restoration to wing tips and prey bird)

Provenance

Sotheby's Geneva, 10th May 1988, lot 33

Exhibited

London, Asprey, no. 6B (Exhibited together with the pendent figure from lot 22 in this sale, in error as a pair)

Catalogue Note

See the note to lot 22. 
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