A rare Meissen plate, circa 1735
Lot 35
A rare Meissen plate, circa 1735
£5,000 - 7,000
US$ 8,400 - 12,000
Auction Details
A rare Meissen plate, circa 1735
Lot Details
A rare Meissen plate, circa 1735
Painted in iron-red and gilding with a bird in the centre enclosed by three sprigs of indianische Blumen and an iron-red band around the edge of the well reserved with a scrollwork border and four flower panels, the brown-edged rim moulded with a border of scrolling peonies, 23cm diam, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, incised Dreher's mark // for Johann Gottlieb Geithner inside footrim

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    The Korthaus Collection, Frankfurt, sold Christie's London, 21 September 1992, lot 24; where acquired by
    The Hoffmeister Collection, Hamburg, sold in these Rooms, 26 May 2010, lot 38

    Literature:
    Dieter Hoffmeister, Meissener Porzellan des 18. Jahrhunderts: Sammlung Hoffmeister (1999), I, no. 154

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