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Lot 23
A rare Meissen dish circa 1735
Sold for £10,200 (US$ 17,176) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare Meissen dish
circa 1735
Painted with a winged, tiger-like dragon curled around bamboo and flowering peonies, facing a stork and butterfly with scattered leaves and flower sprigs around the wavy rim, 38.2cm diam., crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, incised 4, impressed (unidentified) Dreher's mark ++ (Rückert 1996, pl. 9, no. 6)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Generalkonsul Georg Baschwitz Collection, Berlin, sold A. Wertheim, Berlin, 25-26 March 1930, lot 542;
    Acquired in 1987

    Literature:
    Hoffmeister 1999, I, no. 111

    Exhibited:
    Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, 1999-2000

    A circular dish with the same decoration is in the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam (den Blaauwen 2000, no. 166).
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