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Lot 14

A LIFE SIZE "MEISSEN" MODEL OF A BILLY GOAT

in the manner of Johann Joachim Kandler, the recumbent beast with its' head inclined to the right, the pale grey porcelain with greenish glaze visible in the hollows accentuated by polychrome decoration, the base with a blue crossed swords mark,

Provenance Baron van Tuyll, Marsh Court.
Literature In Wittwer "Die Galerie der Meissen Tiere", published Munich 2004, the author lists four examples modelled by JJ Kandler between 1732 and 1736, including two in the Zwinger, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and the Museum of Art in Philadelphia, USA. It is recorded that there was a subsequent form made by Karl Stein in 1922.
Estimate: £8,000 - £15,000
Hammer price: £12,000
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

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