A rare Meissen apple-green-ground octagonal dish circa 1730-35
Lot 94
A rare Meissen apple-green-ground octagonal dish circa 1730-35
Sold for £9,600 (US$ 16,135) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare Meissen apple-green-ground octagonal dish
circa 1730-35
Painted in enamels and gilding with a landscape scene depicting a pagoda and fence with stylised rockwork and flowering branches with a bird in flight overhead, 15.1cm across, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Max von Grunelius Collection, Frankfurt, sold Sotheby's London, 13th June 1995, lot 275 (part);
    Acquired in 1995

    Literature:
    Hoffmeister 1999, II, no. 266b

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

    A dish of this form is referred to in a late 18th-century inventory as a "8 eckicht Zukerblättle" [octagonal sugar (confectionary) dish]. A teabowl and saucer from the same service was sold in these Rooms from the Hoffmeister Collection, 26 May 2010, lot 95.
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