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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 92

    A LARGE MEISSEN KAKIEMON DISH

    CIRCA 1735, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, IMPRESSED DREHER'S MARK AND INCISED 3 TO FOOTRIM

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE MEISSEN KAKIEMON DISH
    CIRCA 1735, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, IMPRESSED DREHER'S MARK AND INCISED 3 TO FOOTRIM
    Of shaped circular form, painted in Kakiemon style in the Schmetterling pattern with a large colorful butterfly perched on a flowering branch, the rim with sprays and branches of flowers, brown-line rim
    13 3/8 in. (33.9 cm.) diameter


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    Provenance

    The Nyffeler Collection of German Porcelain; Christie's, London, 9 June 1986, lot 146.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF LEO & DORIS HODROFF