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Three Meissen-style Polychrome Porcelain Bird Figures

Auction:
2940B
Lot:
769
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2940B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 07, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Three Meissen-style Polychrome Porcelain Bird Figures, 20th century, a peacock, rooster and hen group with crossed swords mark, and a swan with spurious mark, ht. 2 1/4 to 3 7/8 in.

Provenance: Property of the Saint Louis Art Museum; sold to benefit the acquisition fund.
Estimate $300-500

Each in very good condition throughout with no evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Ceramic materials, Chinese culture, Dielectrics, Glass, Matter, Meissen, Peafowl, Porcelain, Pottery, Rooster, Tableware

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