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This rare model demonstrates the increasingly accurate observation of nature that characterised the scientific attitude of the enlightenment whilst indulging in a fanciful composition.
Two examples of the pendant to this group, model no. K.69, in which the frog is on top of the crayfish are recorded; one in the Meissen Factory Museum, illustrated by K. Berling, Festive publication to commemorate the 200th jubilee 1910, p. 75, and another in The Wilanow Palace Museum published by Barbara Szelegejd,The Sophisticated Charm of White Porcelain, The Wilanów Biscuit Collection, Warsaw 2006, pp. 189-190, cat. No. 144, colour plates 144 a-b.
|Height||15.00 cm||(5.91 inches)|
|Width||13.80 cm||(5.43 inches)|
|Depth||19.20 cm||(7.56 inches)|
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