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    Sale 7430

    A Highly Important Private Collection of Meissen and Continental Porcelain

    11 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 65

    A PAIR OF MEISSEN BAMBERG-PATTERN SAUCER-DISHES

    CIRCA 1730, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, BLUE K MARKS TO FOOTRIMS FOR KRETSCHMAR

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    A PAIR OF MEISSEN BAMBERG-PATTERN SAUCER-DISHES
    CIRCA 1730, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, BLUE K MARKS TO FOOTRIMS FOR KRETSCHMAR
    The centres painted in underglaze blue and enriched in iron-red, yellow, green, turquoise and gilding with insects in flight and flowering branches of peony, prunus and chrysanthemum within double concentric circle cartouches, the red diaper-pattern borders divided by flowerheads and panels of flowers, each underside with two flowering branches (areas of very slight wear)
    9½ in. (24.2 cm.) and 9¾ in. (24.7 cm.) diam. (2)


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    This pattern is closely idenified with a service thought to be at Schloss Bamberg. A part service of this pattern in the de Bargigli Collection was offered by Christie's Geneva on 22nd April 1970, lot 29. For similar examples in the Hoffmeister Collection, see D. Hoffmeister, Meissener Porzellan des 18. Jahrhunderts Sammlung Hoffmeister (Hamburg, 1999), Vol. I, no. 167. Two further examples were sold in these Rooms on 10th July 2007, lots 52 and 53.

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