Porcelain monkey taking snuff sells for £800000

AntiqueLover

AntiqueLover

2015-07-06 11:43:35

The white Meissen monkey fetched more than twice its original estimate when it sold for £800,000 yesterday. The monkey, originally commissioned by Augustus II the Strong, was part of a collection hailed as the “the greatest group of 18th Century Meissen animals and birds in private hands”.
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