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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 86

    A MEISSEN PLATE AND AN ENGLISH KAKIEMON FLUTED DISH

    THE PLATE CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK; THE DISH CIRCA 1795, PROBABLY WORCESTER

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    A MEISSEN PLATE AND AN ENGLISH KAKIEMON FLUTED DISH
    THE PLATE CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK; THE DISH CIRCA 1795, PROBABLY WORCESTER
    The plate painted in iron-red and gilt with the 'Red Dragon' pattern, the center with two phoenixes, the border alternating scaly dragons and ribbon-tied auspicious objects; the fluted Kakiemon dish painted after the Meissen 'Yellow Tiger' pattern, the striped animal before a colorful hedge and flowering prunus branches
    9¼ in. (23.3 cm.) diameter, the Meissen example (2)


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