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    Sale 7430

    A Highly Important Private Collection of Meissen and Continental Porcelain

    11 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 54

    A MEISSEN KAKIEMON DECAGONAL DISH

    CIRCA 1730, BLUE ENAMEL CROSSED SWORDS MARK, WHEEL-ENGRAVED JAPANESE PALACE INVENTORY NUMBER N=40_ W

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN KAKIEMON DECAGONAL DISH
    CIRCA 1730, BLUE ENAMEL CROSSED SWORDS MARK, WHEEL-ENGRAVED JAPANESE PALACE INVENTORY NUMBER N=40_ W
    Decorated in the Kakiemon palette and enriched in gilding, with bamboo and flowering branches of prunus and chrysanthemum, a pheonix perched on one of the blue branches, a pheonix in flight nearby, within a foliate band border and brown line rim
    8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    Augustus II, Elector of Saxony and King of Poland, Japanese Palace, Dresden
    The Property of a Gentleman, sale Sotheby's Zürich, 2nd December 1981, lot 32.