Pair of Meissen Pugs
Pair of Meissen Pugs
Pair of Meissen Pugs
Pair of Meissen Pugs
Pair of Meissen Pugs
Pair of Meissen Pugs
Meissen 1744-1750

Model by Johann Joachim Kaendler (June and December 1744)

No marks on unglazed bottom

Height 6.1 and 6.26 inch

Form no. 486


The oval pedestals are covered with coloured flowers and leaves. The two seated pugs are looking at the viewer. The mother pug is lactating a baby pug. The fur is shown naturalistically in light brown and grey, the eyes are black-brown. The neckbands are in light pink with a golden brink ending in large green bows. The female pug wears three gold rings.

Mentioned in the Taxa Kaendler:
"One moderate pug with puppy modeled in a naturalistic manner, it is for his Royal Highness the King, 4 thaler"
"One single pug as its companion, 3 thaler"
(Rafael Nr. 95 u. 96 in Keramos 203-204, 2009, S. 53)

Similar pairs can be found:
- Rückert, Meissener Porzellan, Bayerisches Nationalmuseum 1966, no. 1091 and 1092.
- Coll. Dr. Remé, Hamburg, Lange Berlin, 7. - 9.4.1938, no. 724, plate 60
- Madame Nelly Hanni, Christies Geneva 20.11.1970, no. 487, plate 25
- Mrs. A. E. Parker, Sothebys 28.11.1967, no. 129a
Good
Elfriede Langeloh

Elfriede Langeloh
Am Michelsgrund 14
Weinheim
69469
Germany

Opening Hours
Contacts
View Dealer Location
Member Since 2014
Members of
View Full Details