Important South African & International Art, Jewellery and Decorative Arts

Live Auction, 12 October 2015

Jewellery, Continental and Oriental Silver, Decorative Arts and Furniture

Sold for

ZAR 15 916
Lot 137
  • A Meissen figure of a parrot, late 19th century


Lot Estimate
ZAR 8 000 - 10 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 15 916

About this Item

A Meissen figure of a parrot, late 19th century

after a model by JJ Kändler, realistically modelled and painted with green, blue and red plumage, a gold collar encircling his neck, perched on a tree stump clutching two cherries in his left claws, restored tail and foliage, underglaze-blue crossed swords, impressed 'A43 148', 43cm high; and a VEB Sächsiche Porzellan-Manufaktur Dresden figure of a parrot, 20th century, after the Meissen model, restoration, 46cm high

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Provenance

The Meissen parrot is from the Caesar Schlesinger Collection, Mymering, Beach Road, Muizenberg.

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