A very rare Meissen circular dish circa 1740
Lot 18
A very rare Meissen circular dish circa 1740
Sold for £9,000 (US$ 14,706) inc. premium

Lot Details
A very rare Meissen circular dish
circa 1740
Painted in underglaze-blue, enamels and gilding with a central flower motif with radiating panels of gilt and iron-red flowers reserved against underglaze-blue, alternating with flowering branches, one in gilt and iron-red and the other two further embellished in green and purple, the gilt-edged rim with three underglaze-blue-ground flower panels, alternating with extensive landscapes with pagodas, the reverse with two bands of flowering branches, the lower with two chrysanthemum demi-florets, and an iron-red geometric border above the footrim, an iron-red and gilt flower sprig by the mark on the underside, 21.9cm diam., crossed swords mark, dot and K in underglaze-blue, impressed 10

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Acquired in 1980

    Literature:
    Hoffmeister 1999, I, no. 174

    Exhibited:
    Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, 1999-2009

    Only two similar examples are recorded: in the Dr. Ernst Schneider Collection, Schloss Lustheim; and in a private collection in Cologne.
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