A Meissen saucer, circa 1735
Lot 24*
A Meissen saucer, circa 1735
Sold for £1,625 (US$ 2,696) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Meissen saucer, circa 1735
Painted with a chinoiserie scene depicting two adults and a child with insects, a bird and a fire-breathing dragon overhead, within concentric iron-red circles, gilt scrollwork border to the rim, the reverse moulded with a fluted band heightened in gilding around the footrim and painted with scattered flowers and wheat-sheaves, 12.8cm diam., crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, impressed Former's mark * for Paul Wildenstein

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    Ulrich Pietsch, Passion for Meissen (2010), no. 44
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