01-10-2015 01-10-2015
Skinner Auctions
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January 10, 2015 10:00 AMCalender

Meissen Porcelain Figure of a Mandarin Duck

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2776B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 10, 2015 10:00AM


Meissen Porcelain Figure of a Mandarin Duck, 20th century, designed by Max Esser, the bird standing atop a domed base mounted with foliage, with polychrome enamel accents, first quality crossed swords mark, incised "A1045" and impressed "23," ht. 14 5/8 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

One tail feather tipped in purple with extensive professional restoration. Foliage, crest to the duck's left side of head, inbetween feet with professional restoration.

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Max Esser