Meissen Pagoda "Chinese Woman with Parrot"


Meissen Pagoda "Chinese Woman with Parrot"

Rectangular, passive curved base with flattened corners. Sitting on a red cushion adorned with yellow tassels is a Chinese woman with crossed legs, turning her head to the side and gazing at a parrot perched on her left hand. In her right hand, she holds a fruit. She is dressed in a white garment patterned with purple flower vines and olive green cuffs. Her dark hair is covered by a yellow-black striped pointed hat. Possibly by Johann Friedrich Eberlein, around 1735. Resting on the ground is a red seal. Unknown rest. Sword mark. Height 17 cm. A pair, Chinese woman and the male counterpart, can be found in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York (Inv. No. 1982.60.321, 322) and in the British Museum in London (1948, 1203.64). See Sigalas/Chilton, Meissen porcelain figures of the eighteenth century, p. 480, No. 150. A porcelain pagoda of a female Chinese with parrot. Insignificantly restored. Crossed swords mark. Meissen. Around 1735-1740.

11 May 2024

2 047 300,00




By the manufacturer Meissen

Type Decorative items

Lot location Moscow ( 77 )

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