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    Sale 7483

    European Ceramics and Glass Including Two German Private Collections

    10 July 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 47

    A MEISSEN RED-DRAGON PATTERN PLATE

    CIRCA 1735-40, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, DREHER'S E FOR ECKOLD

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    A MEISSEN RED-DRAGON PATTERN PLATE
    CIRCA 1735-40, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, DREHER'S E FOR ECKOLD
    The border decorated with the sinuous red dragons between ribbon-tied precious objects, the centre with a flowerhead issuing foliage, within a shaped brown line rim (very slight wear to brown line rim)
    9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) wide


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    The 'Red Dragon Service' was one of the first major dinner-services produced for the Saxon court. The earliest pieces were made around 1730, but the service was repeatedly supplemented.

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