An image of Bohemian waxwing, model

Meissen

(Germany 1710 – )

Bohemian waxwing, model

Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

Work on the model was begun by Kändler and completed by Ehder in 1741. The species used to be identified as a cedar waxwing, but the wing markings are those of the Bohemian waxwing. The bird is missing its pair which has a complementary posture and extends its right wing.

Year
1741
Media
Ceramic
Medium
hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions
23.4 11.3 x 13.3 cm
Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.57