A rare Meissen circular dish, circa 1735
Lot 28
A rare Meissen circular dish, circa 1735
£4,000 - 6,000
US$ 6,700 - 10,000
Auction Details
A rare Meissen circular dish, circa 1735
Lot Details
A rare Meissen circular dish, circa 1735
Painted in Kakiemon style with a butterfly over flowering plants issuing from stylised rockwork, the rim with an underglaze-blue trellis band reserved with four gilt-edged panels painted with indianische Blumen, 33.2cm diam., crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue (very minor wear)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Anon. sale, Christie's London, 20 September 1991, lot 177;
    The Hoffmeister Collection, Hamburg, sold by Bonhams London, 25 November 2009, lot 27

    Literature:
    Dieter Hoffmeister, Meissen Porzellan des 18. Jahrhunderts: Sammlung Hoffmeister (1999), vol. I, no. 150

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