A Meissen plate from the Japanese Palace, circa 1730
Lot 26
A Meissen plate from the Japanese Palace, circa 1730
Sold for £1,875 (US$ 3,149) inc. premium
Auction Details
A Meissen plate from the Japanese Palace, circa 1730
Lot Details
A Meissen plate from the Japanese Palace, circa 1730
Painted in Kakiemon style with a tiger and flowering bamboo, 22.9cm diam, crossed swords mark in blue enamel, incised Japanese Palace inventory number N=72-/ W (restored)

Footnotes

  • The 1770 inventory of the Japanese Palace records: 'Eilf Dutzendt und (8.) 5. Stück Teller, mit roth und goldenen Löwen auch einem Bouquet, alt Indianische Mahlerey, 1½. Zoll tief, 9½. Zoll in Diam: No. 72.' [Eleven dozen and (8) five plates, with red and gold lion also a bouquet, old Indian painting...]; published by Claus Boltz, Japanisches Palais-Inventar 1770, in Keramos 153 (1996), p. 74. A similar plate with the same Japanese Palace inventory number is in the Arnhold Collection, New York, published by M. Cassidy-Geiger, The Arnhold Collection of Meissen Porcelain (2008), no. 239.
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