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Title

Bohemian waxwing, model

1741

Artist

Meissen

Germany

1710 -

Alternate image of Bohemian waxwing, model by Meissen
Alternate image of Bohemian waxwing, model by Meissen
Alternate image of Bohemian waxwing, model by Meissen
Alternate image of Bohemian waxwing, model by Meissen
Alternate image of Bohemian waxwing, model by Meissen
  • Details

    Date
    1741
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    hard-paste porcelain
    Dimensions
    23.4 11.3 x 13.3 cm
    Credit
    On loan from Kenneth Reed
    Location
    18th c European porcelain
    Accession number
    L2012.57
    Copyright

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    Artist information
    Meissen

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    Work on the model was begun by Kändler and completed by Ehder in 1741. The species used to be identified as a cedar waxwing, but the wing markings are those of the Bohemian waxwing. The bird is missing its pair which has a complementary posture and extends its right wing.

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