A rare Meissen circular dish circa 1735
Lot 26
A rare Meissen circular dish circa 1735
Sold for £3,600 (US$ 6,044) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare Meissen circular dish
circa 1735
Painted in Famille verte style with a bird perched on flowering peonies and a butterfly in the centre, within an iron-red circle and a band of stylised flowerheads reserved with butterfly panels and chrysanthemums, the rim with alternating small and large flowers, an iron-red line below the gilt-edged rim, the reverse with two iron-red branches of indianische Blumen, 24.7cm diam., crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, impressed .. inside footrim

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Anon. sale, Sotheby's Zürich, 22 May 1981, lot 8;
    Acquired in the above sale

    Literature:
    Hoffmeister 1999, I, no. 133

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