A rare Meissen Augustus Rex bottle vase, circa 1730
Lot 21
A rare Meissen Augustus Rex bottle vase, circa 1730
Sold for £115,250 (US$ 193,714) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare Meissen Augustus Rex bottle vase, circa 1730
Painted in an extended Kakiemon palette with flowering branches of indianische Blumen with a bird perched on one branch, the neck with scattered blooms below a band of red foliage reserved with two blue and yellow flower heads, 19cm high, AR monogram in underglaze-blue, impressed Dreher's mark + within a circle

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    The Property of Albert Rofe, Esq., sold by Sotheby's London, 7 July 1959, lot 55

    A similar vase in the David Collection, Copenhagen, is published by Erik Lassen, Die Sammlung David Meissen Porzellan (1985), no. 48.
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