German Meissen model of a Bolognese hound (Bologner Hund)


modelled in a seated position with a white coat with greyish-black patches, late 19th century, after the 18th century model by J. J. Kaendler. With blue crossed sword mark to the base and inscribed 2841

Height 20 cm (8 inches)
Length 27 cm (10.5 inches)
Depth 13 cm (5.25 inches)
German. Late 19th Century

A similar 19th century hound can be found in the V&A Museum Collection, CIRC.181-1955; Ceramics, Room 139. Johann Joachim Kändler, born 1706 – died 1775, made designs for the Meissen porcelain factory.