A Meissen plate circa 1740
Lot 27
A Meissen plate circa 1740
Sold for £6,600 (US$ 11,093) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Meissen plate
circa 1740
Painted with a bird perched on a branch flanked by flowering and fruiting plants issuing from stylised rockwork, the rim moulded with the 'Sulkowski-Ozier' basketwork pattern, painted with three flower sprigs and scattered blooms, 23.5cm diam., crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, impressed 19

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Probably from the collection of Baroness Alix de Rothschild;
    Acquired in 1977

    Literature:
    Hoffmeister 1999, I, no. 136

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

    Another closely similar shaped dish with identical decoration is in the Arnhold Collection, New York (Cassidy-Geiger 2008, no. 194).
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