Lot 1936* - A178 Silver & Porcelain - Monday, 19. September 2016, 03.30 PM

RARE MODEL OF AN 'AUGUSTUS REX' ROSE-NECKED PARAKEET,

Meissen, ca. 1731, design attributed to Johann Gottlieb Kirchner.
The plumage is painted turquoise. The bottom marked AR for Augustus Rex in blue.
H 40.6 cm. Restored.

Provenance:
- Christie's London, 30 June 1980, Lot No. 347.
- Christie's London, 3 December 1984, Lot No. 153.
- Sotheby's New York, Property from the Collections of Lily & Edmond Safra, 18-21 October 2011, Lot No. 759.

CHF 25 000 / 35 000

€ 21 930 / 30 700

Sold for CHF 29 300 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.