Meissen - Monkey Orchestras (1753-66) Photos

Meissen porcelain monkey orchestras by Johann Joachim Kaendler (1753) & / or Peter Reinicke (1765-6) were popular & now appear in several museums.

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Porcelain monkey band modeled by Johann Joachim Kaendler for Meissen Porcelain Manufactory of Germany at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Monkey orchestra by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory of Germany at Manderston House. Duns, Scotland.Clock by Jean Moisy holding Meissen Concert of Apes figures at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Clock by Jean Moisy holding Meissen Concert of Apes figures at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.
Porcelain monkey band (c1765) modeled by Johann Joachim Kaendler for Meissen Porcelain Manufactory of Germany at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Monkey orchestra (c1765) by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory of Germany at Manderston House. Duns, Scotland.Clock (18thC) by Jean Moisy holding Meissen Concert of Apes figures (c1750s) at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Clock (18thC) by Jean Moisy holding Meissen Concert of Apes figures (c1750s) at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.
Meissen Orchestra Apes on platform base of baroque clock at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Meissen monkey orchestra members at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Meissen porcelain monkey orchestra in Monkey salon at Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild. Saint Jean Cap Ferrat, France.Meissen porcelain monkey orchestra by Johann Joachim Kaendler &/or Peter Reinicke at Meissen porcelain museum at Lustheim Palace. Munich, Germany.
Meissen Orchestra Apes on platform base of baroque clock at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Meissen monkey orchestra members at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Meissen porcelain monkey orchestra in Monkey salon at Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild. Saint Jean Cap Ferrat, France.Meissen porcelain monkey orchestra by Johann Joachim Kaendler (1753) &/or Peter Reinicke (1765-6) at Meissen porcelain museum at Lustheim Palace. Munich, Germany.
Meissen porcelain monkey orchestra by Johann Joachim Kaendler &/or Peter Reinicke at Meissen porcelain museum at Lustheim Palace. Munich, Germany.Meissen porcelain monkey orchestra by Johann Joachim Kaendler at Bamberg Old Town Hall Museum of Faience & Porcelain. Bamberg, Germany.

Meissen porcelain monkey orchestra by Johann Joachim Kaendler (1753) &/or Peter Reinicke (1765-6) at Meissen porcelain museum at Lustheim Palace. Munich, Germany.Meissen porcelain monkey orchestra (1753 & 1765) by Johann Joachim Kaendler at Bamberg Old Town Hall Museum of Faience & Porcelain. Bamberg, Germany.


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