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Large Meissen model of a Lioness

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Dates Circa 1740 - 1748
Origin Germany
Description A rare large Meissen model of a Lioness modelled by J J Kandler
Condition Fire cracks issuing from the base, right paw has one claw tip restored, one tip grazed, left paw has one tip grazed
Literature Albiker, C., Die Meissner Porzellantiere im 18, Jarhundert, 1935, no.159

James A Rothschild Collection, Waddesdon, no 59, p.170

The Lion is first mentioned in Kandler's Taxa for between 1740-1744. No.36