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    Sale 7430

    A Highly Important Private Collection of Meissen and Continental Porcelain

    11 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 106

    A MEISSEN PIERCED DESSERT-PLATE FROM THE JAPANISCHE SERVICE

    CIRCA 1762, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, PRESSNUMMER 56

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    A MEISSEN PIERCED DESSERT-PLATE FROM THE JAPANISCHE SERVICE
    CIRCA 1762, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, PRESSNUMMER 56
    The centre painted with a vignette of a wild cat on a grassy mound among flowering foliage, the well with blue feuille-de-choux ornament, the spirally-fluted border with pierced trellis-pattern panels below a shaped narrow yellow band border enriched with diaper ornament and edged with puce and grey scrolls, shaped gilt-line rim (small footrim chip, centre with minute scratches, areas of wear to centre and ribs of well, minute flaking to yellow enamel of border, very slight wear to gilt rim)
    9 5/8 in. (24.5 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    Friedrich II, King of Prussia (1712-1786)
    Augustus Tulk (1810-1873)
    Sold by order of the Govenors of the Sir William Perkins Educational Foundation, Christie's, London, 2nd October 1978, lot 108.