A Meissen kakiemon soup plate circa 1740

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Lot 8
A Meissen kakiemon soup plate circa 1740

Sold for £ 979 (US$ 1,210) inc. premium
A Meissen kakiemon soup plate
circa 1740
finely painted with the 'yellow tiger' pattern, comprising a snarling tiger with flowering bamboo and prunus, the rim with small scattered sprigs, all in typical colours, the rim picked out in dark brown, 25.7cm, crossed swords mark, K.H.C. inscribed in puce, impressed 67 (shallow rim chip),

Footnotes

  • This pattern was used for the first large dinner service made for the court at Dresden (circa 1728-30) and additions continued to be made throughout the following decade. The initials 'K.H.C.' stand for Königliche Hof-Conditorei for the Royal Court Confectionary and denote that this plate was listed in the palace inventory.
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