A MEISSEN LARGE WHITE FIGURE OF A PELICAN (PELICANUS ONOCROTALUS) 20TH CENTURY
A MEISSEN LARGE WHITE FIGURE OF A PELICAN (PELICANUS ONOCROTALUS) 20TH CENTURY
A MEISSEN LARGE WHITE FIGURE OF A PELICAN (PELICANUS ONOCROTALUS) 20TH CENTURY
A MEISSEN LARGE WHITE FIGURE OF A PELICAN (PELICANUS ONOCROTALUS) 20TH CENTURY
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A MEISSEN LARGE WHITE FIGURE OF A PELICAN (PELICANUS ONOCROTALUS) 20TH CENTURY

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD

A MEISSEN LARGE WHITE FIGURE OF A PELICAN (PELICANUS ONOCROTALUS) 20TH CENTURY

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD

Lot Sold:21,250USD

Lot Details

Description

A MEISSEN LARGE WHITE FIGURE OF A PELICAN (PELICANUS ONOCROTALUS) 20TH CENTURY


after the 18th century model by Johann Joachim Kändler, modeled with its head thrown back swallowing its catch, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, incised crossed swords and weiß mark.

Height: 29 in.

73.5 cm

Condition Report

Good condition. A minor firing tear under the tail feathers at the back above the mark has been factory filled and overpainted (now yellowed).


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Nagel, Stuttgart, September 25, 2003, lot 380

Literature

Cassidy-Geiger, 2008, no. 40, p. 247, illus.

Selected Meissen and Other Ceramics from the Collection of Henry H. Arnhold
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