Meissen Hoopoe Porcelain Bird on Stump Rare large 282
Meissen Hoopoe Porcelain Bird on Stump Rare large 282
Meissen Hoopoe Porcelain Bird on Stump Rare large 282
Meissen Hoopoe Porcelain Bird on Stump Rare large 282
Meissen Hoopoe Porcelain Bird on Stump Rare large 282
Meissen Hoopoe Porcelain Bird on Stump Rare large 282
Meissen Hoopoe Porcelain Bird on Stump Rare large 282
Meissen Hoopoe Porcelain Bird on Stump Rare large 282
Meissen Hoopoe Porcelain Bird on Stump Rare large 282
Meissen Hoopoe Porcelain Bird on Stump Rare large 282
Meissen Hoopoe Porcelain Bird on Stump Rare large 282
Meissen Hoopoe Porcelain Bird on Stump Rare large 282

Meissen Hoopoe Porcelain Bird on Stump Rare large 282
Meissen Hoopoe Bird on Stump Porcelain 282 Large Art Deco. This is a handsome rare Meissen bir. D naturally modeled and. Perched on an elaborate d. Etailed white tree trunk base with pastel green foliage. On the undersides is the Meissen mark. The Hoopoe is a stunning migratory bird similar to a woodpecker that lives across Europe, Asia and Africa. This porcelain Hoopoe figurine is finely modeled in a handsome pose, alertly observing his surroundings. The unusual bird has a beautiful expression with small. And a long, slender pointed beak. Enriched in shades of brown, the tips of its double crest and tail feathers highlighted in dark-brown and black. The mound base is decorated with a beetle, surrounded by branches with sprigs, branches and blossoming flowers. The composition of the piece is exquisitely laid out in a natural setting. The coloration and glaze make the. A similar pair of Meissen Hoopoes were displayed on a small table in the dining room of David and Peggy Rockefeller’s home on 65th Street in New York. The Rockefeller Hoopoes and porcelain collection were discussed by Family historian Peter Johnson in a 2018 Article. “Live like a Rockefeller”. See Photo of the Rockefeller Pair of Hoopoes. Look carefully at photographs, for the molding on the wings, tail, feet and base branch… Details in the unique way that is the hallmark of Meissen porcelain figurines. It is finished in a shiny glaze and painted in vivid hues. The exquisite bird stands over 12 inches tall and 14 inches tall from head to tip of tail on base of about. In very good condition with no damage that I have noticed. Johann Joachim Kaendler (1706- 1775) / modelled 1736. Began at the Meissen factory around 1739, where he worked as a sculptor assisting Kaendler. He bird is marked underneath the base with the under glaze blue crossed swords mark. And additional raised model mark 0f No. Impressed numerals 125 and. Very late 19th Century or early 20th century. The bird is from a private collection of birds- an antique entrepreneur of the 1940’s and 1950’s who amassed these porcelain figurines mostly in 1950’s- They are from the collection of my father John Hall Haardt- He carefully chose many fine Meissen, Worcester, Rosenthal’s. The original Hoopoe was designed by Joachim Kaendler, who modelled many figures of birds and animals that were kept in the zoos and aviaries of his patron, Augustus the Strong. Records reflect that both Käendler and. Worked on these rare and exceptional. Meissen, near Dresden in Germany, started in 1710. The artistic influence of the designer. Kändler and the painter J. Formed the unique team that initiated the creation of delicate and fine wares, and Meissen gained a reputation for quality equal to that of the very finest Chinese porcelain in production at the time. A wonderful addition for a serious collector. This item is in the category “Pottery & Glass\Decorative Pottery & Glassware\Figurines”. The seller is “deepsouthc” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Production Technique: Pottery
  • Model: Meissen Hoopoe 282
  • Style: Art Deco
  • Item Height: 12 inches
  • Material: Porcelain
  • Theme: Animals, Birds
  • Type: Figurine
  • Features: Decorative
  • Antique: Yes
  • Color: Multi-Color
  • Subject: Hoopoe bird
  • Finish: Glossy
  • Item Length: 14 inches
  • Item Weight: 5 pounds
  • Brand: Meissen
  • Production Style: Art Pottery
  • Time Period Manufactured: 1900-1919
  • Era: Early 20th Century (1911-1940)

Meissen Hoopoe Porcelain Bird on Stump Rare large 282