Platte
Lot 46
A rare Meissen circular dish circa 1735
Sold for £42,000 (US$ 69,435) 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 foliate scrolls, enclosed by a gilt trellis band, the rim with four landscape scenes, edged with Böttger lustre against gilt foliate scrollwork enclosing diamond and floral motifs, the reverse with scattered indianische Blumen, 28cm diam., crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Singer Collection, sold by Doyle's, New York, 19 October 1983;
    Acquired in the above sale

    Literature:
    Hoffmeister 1999, I, no. 61

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

    A similar dish is in the Arnhold Collection, New York (Cassidy-Geiger 2008, no. 178), and another from the Hoffmeister Collection (no. 60) was sold in these Rooms, 26 May 2010, lot 48.
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