A rare Meissen circular dish circa 1735
Lot 48
A rare Meissen circular dish circa 1735
Sold for £42,000 (US$ 70,552) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare Meissen circular dish
circa 1735
The well painted with four chinoiserie vignettes, each supported on an elaborate gilt scrollwork pedestal edged in brown, with trellis and Böttger lustre panels, and flanked by iron-red and purple scrollwork, enclosed by a gilt trellis band around the well, the rim with four finely painted landscape scenes in scrollwork cartouches reserved against a broad band of gilt foliate scrollwork with diamond and floral motifs embellished in Böttger lustre, the reverse with scattered sprigs and blooms of indianische Blumen, 28.1cm diam., crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Anon. sale, Christie's London, 28 June 1982, lot 138;
    Acquired in the above sale

    Literature:
    Hoffmeister 1999, I, no. 60

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

    A similar dish is in the Arnhold Collection, New York (Cassidy-Geiger 2008, no. 178).
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