Description & Technical information

Porcelain, models by Johann Joachim Kaendler, prior to 1740 and 1741. Manufacture and decoration, Meissen, c. 1742-45. Gilt-bronze mounts, France, Louis XV period, c. 1750. Soft paste porcelain flowers, France, 18th century

Date:  c. 1742-45
Period:  1600-1750, 18th century
Origin:  Meissen, Germany
Medium: porcelain, Gilt-bronze mounts
Dimensions: 32 x 27 cm (12⁵/₈ x 10⁵/₈ 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