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Cabinet Pieces The Meissen Porcelain Birds of Johann Joachim Kandler

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ISBN-10: 3777442259

ISBN-13: 9783777442259

Edition: N/A

Authors: Gerhard R�bbig

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The Meissen figures, groups, animals and birds of the first half of the eighteenth century constitute not only a unique chapter in European ceramics but also a multi-faceted portrait of a society marked by humour, tolerance, scientific curiosity, and interest in all fields of art.  Amongst the most original and beautiful artistic creations of this period are the porcelain birds modelled by Johann Joachim Kändler.The present volume is the first comprehensive survey of more than one hundred porcelain birds by Johann Joachim Kändler (1706–1775). This prolific sculptor created the models for all of these figures during the twenty-year period from his entry into service at the manufactory in…    
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Book details

List price: $59.95
Publisher: Hirmer Verlag GmbH
Publication date: 3/6/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 264
Size: 9.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.586
Language: English