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A pair of ormolu mounted Malabar figures Johann Joachim Kaendler (1706 - 1775)


Model, 1746-50
Manufacture and decoration, Meissen, c. 1750
Mounts of a later date

H. 40 cm (15¾ in.) and 39 cm (15⅜ in.)

Description

For comparison
Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum, inv. no. BK-17505-A/B (published in: Abraham L. Den Blaauwen, Meissen Porcelain in the Rijksmuseum, Zwolle 2000, p. 445, no. 325 and Triumph der blauen Schwerter. Meissener Porzellan für Adel und Bürgertum 1710-1815, edited by Ulrich Pietsch and Claudia Banz, exhibition catalogue Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen Dresden at the Japanese Palace, 8th of May-29th of August 2010, Leipzig 2010, p. 329, cat. no. 379); Ansbach, Residenz (published in: Rainer Rückert, Meissener Porzellan 1710-1810, Munich 1966, p. 182, no. 984, fig. p. 240), Arnhem, Gemeentemuseum, inv. no. 2028-9; private collection (published in: Röbbig München, Selected works, Munich 2013, p. 157, cat. no. 80)

REF No. 415