Description & Technical information

Models by Johann Joachim Kaendler, prior to 1740 and 1741. Manufacture and decoration, Meissen, c. 1742-45. Clock case, France, Louis XV period, c. 1750. 

Date:  1742-45
Period:  1600-1750, 18th century
Medium: porcelain
Signature: Dial and movement signed 'Bellard Amarseille'

Dimensions: 475 x 35 cm (187⁰/₁ x 13³/₄ inches)
Literature: For the Meissen parrots "medium sort" cf. Gerhard Röbbig (ed.): Kabinettstücke. Die Meissener Porzellan­vögel von Johann Joachim Kändler. 1706–1775, Munich, 2006, cat. nos. 15 and 17 p. 235 ff
Categories: Works of Art