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    Sale 7430

    A Highly Important Private Collection of Meissen and Continental Porcelain

    11 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 101

    A MEISSEN HAUSMALEREI PLATE

    THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1740, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1760, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, PRESSNUMMER 16

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    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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    Provenance

    Anon. sale Christie's Geneva, 17th November 1980, lot 185.