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Lot 0021
Meissen-manner large porcelain monkey, after Johann Joachim Kandler (1706-1775), depicted seated on a tree trunk, the raised proper right hand with fingers pinched together; being a version of the original in white, created circa 1732 for the Japanese Palace, Dresden; the sole difference being that the 18th century version has a snuff box in its proper left hand, which this painted one lacks; there is also a small circa 1730 unmarked Kandler Meissen painted snuffbox with an extremely similar theme in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. 17.75" H. Blacklight reveals no repairs; old hairline crack in proper inner right leg, not extending to outer leg.


Notice to bidders: Condition reports and additional photographs are available by request. The absence of a condition report does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition.

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After JJ Kandler Meissen-Manner Porcelain Monkey

Estimate $3,000 - $5,000May 6, 2018
New York, NY, USA