Eight Meissen figures of guinea fowl, circa 1741

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Eight Meissen figures of guinea fowl, circa 1741

modeled by J. J. Kändler, each bird facing to the left standing astride a tree stump applied with leaves, four with white speckling and white patches to their backs, the other four with white speckling only, one with crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, two with pencilled numbers 12458 and 12459, 8 pieces

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PROVENANCE
Four: Maison Jansen, Paris; where acquired by Olive, Lady Baillie, 29 June 1937
Lowndes House, London (dining room);
One pair: London, Christie's, 3 July 1978, lot 68;
Another pair: London, Christie's, 31 March 1980, lot 210;
All: Property from the Collection of Sir Gawaine and Lady Baillie, sold, London, Sotheby's, 1 May 2013, lots 196-197;
Where acquired by the present owner.

For all enquires, please contact Christina.Prescott-Walker@sothebys.com

Currently Available for Private Sale

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