A very rare Meissen lobed bowl, circa 1730
Lot 27
A very rare Meissen lobed bowl, circa 1730
£10,000 - 15,000
US$ 17,000 - 25,000
Auction Details
A very rare Meissen lobed bowl, circa 1730
Lot Details
A very rare Meissen lobed bowl, circa 1730
Painted in Kakiemon style, with flowers and insects on the side and a blue-faced dragon in the well, 19.1cm diam; 7.9cm high, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, impressed Dreher's mark .. for Johann Martin Kittel, incised / inside footrim (haircrack and tiny associated repair to rim)

Footnotes

  • Based on a Japanese original, of which an example formerly in the Saxon Royal collections was sold by Christie's Geneva, 7 June 1968, lot 43. A very similar Meissen bowl is published by U. Pietsch/K. Jakobsen, Frühes Meissener Porzellan (1997), p. 127, no. 83.
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