A Meissen rare octagonal dish circa 1730
Lot 87
A Meissen rare octagonal dish circa 1730
Sold for £6,875 (US$ 11,679) inc. premium
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A Meissen rare octagonal dish circa 1730 A Meissen octagonal dish circa 1730
Lot Details
A Meissen rare octagonal dish circa 1730
Painted in Kakiemon style with three flower sprigs, 13.5cm across, crossed swords mark in blue enamel, incised Japanese Palace inventory number N=367-/ w

Footnotes

  • The 1770 inventory of the Japanese Palace records: "Zwey und Zwanzig Stück 8.eckichte Zucker-Schälgen, mit etwas überschlagenen Rande, und bunten Blumen gemahlt.." [22 pieces 8-sided sugar bowls, with somewhat everted rims, and painted with coloured flowers], quoted by Claus Boltz, Keramos 153/1996, p.58.

    A similar octagonal bowl with the same Japanese Palace inventory number was sold in these Rooms, 14 May 2008, lot 53.
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