A GROUP OF DUTCH DELFT POLYCHROME AND BLUE AND WHITE MODELS OF ANIMALS | 18TH CENTURY
Comprising a pair of birds, 6cm., 2 3/8 in. high;
a pair of blue and white rabbits, 4cm., 1 5/8 in. high;
a pair of resting horses, 7cm, 2 3/4 in. high;
a saddled standing horse, on a green rectangular base, axe mark and L(?) in manganese for De Porceleyne Bijl (The Porcelain Axe) factory, 11.4cm., 4 1/2 in. high;
and a small blue and white figure of a seated boy, 5.3cm., 2 1/8 in. high.
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The birds with small chips to their beaks and tail feathers, one with a re-stuck chip to top of tail feathers.
The rabbits, with some chipping to extremities, one with both ears chipped.
The horses, each with an ear restored, some typical glaze flaking to extremities.
The standing horse, In good appearance. There is an area of possible overpainting to the grassy base on one of the longer sides.
The seated figure of a boy with some chipping to extremities.
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