11 December 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 750
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A MEISSEN HAUSMALEREI PLATE
THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1740, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1760, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, PRESSNUMMER 16
Painted by Franz Ferdinand Mayer von Pressnitz with a shepherd and shepherdess, a child and musicians below a canopy in a wooded landscape, within a gilt-line well, the plain border with pastoral trophies and bouquets of flowers (very minor scratches, footrim drilled for hanging with associated chip)
9¾ in. (22.2 cm.) diam.
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Anon. sale Christie's Geneva, 17th November 1980, lot 185.
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