434
434
A Meissen model of a recumbent lion with an orb, circa 1750
Estimate
8,00012,000
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434
A Meissen model of a recumbent lion with an orb, circa 1750
Estimate
8,00012,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Style: European Silver, Ceramics, and Objects of Vertu

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A Meissen model of a recumbent lion with an orb, circa 1750
modelled crouching with one paw resting on a jeweled orb, its head looking up, on a mound base applied with oak leaves and fungus
18cm., 7 1/8 in. high
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Literature

Newman, M., Die deutschen porzellan-Manufakturen, Vol. I., p.101, pl.99.

The author suggests that this rare model of a lion resting it's forepaw on an orb may have been made for a specific Royal or Princely commission.

Style: European Silver, Ceramics, and Objects of Vertu

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London