Large crown vulture. Meissen. 19. Century. Model probably by J. J. Kaendler.

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Auction date:20.05.2017   10:30
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Lot 1178Large crown vulture. Meissen. 19. Century. Model probably by J. J. Kaendler.
Large crown vulture.
Meissen. 19. Century. Model probably by J. J. Kaendler.

Porcelain, coloured equipped. Great, naturalistic vulture on tree stump sitting
. Height: 70 cm.
Sword Brand, Model.-No etw. indistinct, 1786. Condition A.

Johann Gottlieb Kirchner and Johann Joachim Kaendler created several variants of the crown vulture for the porcelain Menagerie for the Japanese Palace of Augustus the Strong. The present figure is close to a plastic, which is kept in the collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum in London (Inv. no. C. 11-2003).
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