A MEISSEN MODEL OF CATHERINE THE GREAT'S FAVOURITE HOUND, AFTER A MODEL BY J. J. KAENDLER, MID-19TH CENTURY
A MEISSEN MODEL OF CATHERINE THE GREAT'S FAVOURITE HOUND, AFTER A MODEL BY J. J. KAENDLER, MID-19TH CENTURY
A MEISSEN MODEL OF CATHERINE THE GREAT'S FAVOURITE HOUND, AFTER A MODEL BY J. J. KAENDLER, MID-19TH CENTURY
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PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF LADY ELIZABETH CAVENDISH CVO

A MEISSEN MODEL OF CATHERINE THE GREAT'S FAVOURITE HOUND, AFTER A MODEL BY J. J. KAENDLER, MID-19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP

PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF LADY ELIZABETH CAVENDISH CVO

A MEISSEN MODEL OF CATHERINE THE GREAT'S FAVOURITE HOUND, AFTER A MODEL BY J. J. KAENDLER, MID-19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP

Lot Sold:5,000GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from the Estate of Lady Elizabeth Cavendish CVO

A MEISSEN MODEL OF CATHERINE THE GREAT'S FAVOURITE HOUND, AFTER A MODEL BY J. J. KAENDLER, MID-19TH CENTURY


the Italian greyhound recumbent on a cushion, inscribed to the underside Imperatrice Catherine de Russie in black script, blue crossed swords mark

43cm. long, 17in.

Condition Report

The condition report is currently not available. For further information, please contact Florence Flood at florence.flood@sothebys.com.


Cataloguing

Catalogue Note

For two similar see, Deborah, Duchess of Devonshire, Chatsworth, The House, London, 2002, pp.176-177. The Duchess writes 'On it [the piano] sits... the Meissen models of the Empress of Russia's dog, a good old mongrel on a grand china cushion'.


The Russisches Windspiel was first modelled by J.J. Kändler in 1766. For an example of this model, see Carl Albiker, Die Meissner Porzellantiere im 18.Jahrhundert, 1935, pl. XLIV, no.190.

STYLE: Private Collections
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