A Meissen circular dish circa 1735
Lot 45
A Meissen circular dish circa 1735
Sold for £48,000 (US$ 79,595) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Meissen circular dish
circa 1735
The well painted with four chinoiserie vignettes, each supported by an elaborate gilt scrollwork pedestal with trellis panels filled with Böttger lustre and edged with iron-red and purple foliate scrollwork, enclosed by a gilt trellis band around the well, the rim with four finely painted landscape scenes, each within a lobed gilt cartouche edged with Böttger lustre and flanked by gilt foliate scrollwork incorporating diamond and foliate motifs, the reverse with scattered indianische Blumen, 36.6cm diam., crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, impressed Dreher's mark + (Rückert 1996, pl. 7, no. 10), incised 4

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Singer Collection, from circa 1903, sold by Doyle's, New York, 19 October 1983;
    Acquired in 1985

    Literature:
    Hoffmeister 1999, I, no. 64

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

    A very similar dish is in the Arnhold Collection in New York (Cassidy-Geiger 2008, no. 178, p. 428).
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