Berlin Porcelain Factory, ‘Pair of rollers’, ca. 1765, Design/Decorative Art, Hard-paste porcelain, Michele Beiny Inc.
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Pair of rollers, ca. 1765

Hard-paste porcelain
10 3/8 in
26.4 cm
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Location
New York
MBI
Michele Beiny Inc.
New York

The model of the roller is very rare, and only one other pair is known, which is in a New York …

Medium
Condition
Repairs to tips of both beaks and a few leaf tips; the tail of the blue and brown bird has been reattached.
Signature
Model no. 230 probably by Friedrich Elias Meyer; ormolu mounts by Henri Dasson, Paris
Image rights
Courtesy Richard P. Goodbody, Inc.
Berlin Porcelain Factory, ‘Pair of rollers’, ca. 1765, Design/Decorative Art, Hard-paste porcelain, Michele Beiny Inc.
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Michele Beiny Inc.
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The model of the roller is very rare, and only one other pair is known, which is in a New York private collection. No depiction of similar birds can be found in the literature. They can only be identified through the model book of the Berlin manufactory, published by Georg Lenz in 1913 (Lenz I p. 29 = Köllmann / …

Medium
Condition
Repairs to tips of both beaks and a few leaf tips; the tail of the blue and brown bird has been reattached.
Signature
Model no. 230 probably by Friedrich Elias Meyer; ormolu mounts by Henri Dasson, Paris
Image rights
Courtesy Richard P. Goodbody, Inc.

Pair of rollers, ca. 1765

Hard-paste porcelain
10 3/8 in
26.4 cm
Sold
Location
New York
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