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Meissen Monkey Orchestra
In 1753, Meissen's own J.J. Kaendler created 21 charmingly amusing Monkey Musicians, which composed the famous Monkey Orchestra.

The story is that Kaendler modeled them after members of the Saxon court, though this cannot be documented. As every piece of Meissen is handpainted by Meissen artisans, each monkey has its own unique touch.

The monkey band is one of the most famous of the Meissen figurine collections, and is extremely popular among today's collectors.

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Meissen Female Singer Figurine Member of the Monkey Orchestra 5 1/4\ High

Created in 1753 by the highly gifted Johann Joachim Kaendler (1706-1775) the \Bass Fiddle Player\ is one of the 21 imaginative creations playing in the Monkey Band.

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Meissen Female Singer Figurine Member of the Monkey Orchestra

$4,363
Bass Fiddle Player Figurine Created in 1753 by the highly gifted Johann Joachim Kaendler (1706-1775) the \Bass Fiddle Player\ is one of the 21 imaginative creations playing in the Monkey Band.

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Bass Fiddle Player Figurine

$4,988
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Female Singer Figurine Member of the Monkey Orchestra

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Female Singer Figurine Member of the Monkey Orchestra

$3,490
Female Singer Created in 1753 by the highly gifted Johann Joachim Kaendler (1706-1775), the \Singer\ is one of the 21 imaginative creations playing in the Monkey Orchestra.

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Female Singer

$3,490
Singer Figurine Member of the Monkey Orchestra

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Singer Figurine Member of the Monkey Orchestra

$3,490
Bassoon Player The Monkey Orchestra, consisting of 21 figurines, is one of the most whimsical classics of Meissen Baroque. It was created in 1753 by Johann Joachim Kaendler, and revised in 1765/66 together with the modeller Peter Reinicke.

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Bassoon Player

$4,363
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Clarinetist Figurine Created in 1753 by the highly gifted Johann Joachim Kaendler (1706-1775), the \Clarinetist‚\ is one of the 21 imaginative creations playing in the Monkey Orchestra.

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Clarinetist Figurine

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Conductor Figurine Created in 1753 by the highly gifted Johann Joachim Kaendler (1706-1775) the \Conductor\ is one of the 21 imaginative creations playing in the Monkey Band.

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Conductor Figurine

$5,863
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Drummer Figurine Member of the Monkey Orchestra

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Drummer Figurine Member of the Monkey Orchestra

$4,613
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Female  Singer Figurine Member of The Monkey Orchestra

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Female Singer Figurine Member of The Monkey Orchestra

$4,613
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Flutist Player Figurine Created in 1753 by the highly gifted Johann Joachim Kaendler (1706-1775), the \Flutist\ is one of the 21 imaginative creations playing in the Monkey Orchestra.

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Flutist Player Figurine

$4,613
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French Horn Player Created in 1753 by the highly gifted Johann Joachim Kaendler (1706-1775), the French Horn Player is one of the 21 imaginative creations playing in the Monkey Orchestra.

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French Horn Player

$4,363
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Guitar Player Figurine Member of the Monkey Orchestra

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Guitar Player Figurine Member of the Monkey Orchestra

$4,613
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Harpist Figurine Created in 1753 by the highly gifted Johann Joachim Kaendler (1706-1775), the \Harpist\ is one of the 21 imaginative creations playing in the Monkey Orchestra.

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Harpist Figurine

$4,613
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Kettle Drum Carrier Figurine Created in 1753 by the highly gifted Johann Joachim Kaendler (1706-1775), the Kettle Drum Carrier is one of the 21 imaginative creations playing in the Monkey Orchestra.

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Kettle Drum Carrier Figurine

$3,988
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Kettle Drummer Figurine Created in 1753 by the highly gifted Johann Joachim Kaendler (1706-1775), the \Kettle Drummer\ is one of the 21 imaginative creations playing in the Monkey Orchestra.

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Kettle Drummer Figurine

$4,113
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Hurdy Gurdy Player Figurine Created in 1753 by the highly gifted Johann Joachim Kaendler (1706-1775), the \Lyre Player\ is one of the 21 imaginative creations playing in the Monkey Orchestra.

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Hurdy Gurdy Player Figurine

$5,238
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Piano Player Figurine Created in 1753 by the highly gifted Johann Joachim Kaendler (1706-1775), the \Piano Player\ is one of the 21 imaginative creations playing in the Monkey Orchestra.

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Piano Player Figurine

$6,488
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Piper Player Figurine Created in 1753 by the highly gifted Johann Joachim Kaendler (1706-1775), the \Piper\ is one of the 21 imaginative creations playing in the Monkey Orchestra.

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Piper Player Figurine

$4,613
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Violinist Figurine Created in 1753 by the highly gifted Johann Joachim Kaendler (1706-1775), the \Violinist\ is one of the 21 imaginative creations playing in the Monkey Orchestra.

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Violinist Figurine

$4,363
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Triangle Player Figurine Created in 1753 by the highly gifted Johann Joachim Kaendler (1706-1775), the \Triangle Player\ is one of the 21 imaginative creations playing in the Monkey Orchestra.

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Triangle Player Figurine

$4,113
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Trumpeter Figurine Created in 1753 by the highly gifted Johann Joachim Kaendler (1706-1775), the Trumpeter is one of the 21 imaginative creations playing in the Monkey Orchestra.

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Trumpeter Figurine

$4,363
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