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    Sale 7430

    A Highly Important Private Collection of Meissen and Continental Porcelain

    11 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 73

    A MEISSEN KAKIEMON PLATE

    CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, PRESSNUMMER 16

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MEISSEN KAKIEMON PLATE
    CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, PRESSNUMMER 16
    Painted with a pheonix in flight beside flowering peony issuing from banded hedges, the border with insects and scattered flower-sprays below a stepped shaped brown-line rim (rim restored between 6 and 7 o'clock, slight wear)
    8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm.) wide


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