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    Sale 7430

    A Highly Important Private Collection of Meissen and Continental Porcelain

    11 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 69

    A PAIR OF MEISSEN IMARI-PATTERN LOBED PLATES

    CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS AND K TO ONE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE, BOTH WITH PRESSNUMMER 22

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    A PAIR OF MEISSEN IMARI-PATTERN LOBED PLATES
    CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS AND K TO ONE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE, BOTH WITH PRESSNUMMER 22
    Painted in underglaze blue and overglaze iron-red, green, purple, pink lustre and richly gilt with a bird perched on rockwork by a pine tree and shrubs, within a broad panelled border with two lobed oval panels of phoenix divided by chrysanthemums and gilt foliage (wells with some wear to gilding and minor wear to enamels)
    9 3/8 in. (23.9)cm. wide


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    For the example in the Hoffmeister Collection, see D. Hoffmeister, Meissener Porzellan des 18. Jahrhunderts, Katalog der Sammlung Hoffmeister (Hamburg, 1999), Vol. I, no. 172; see also Rainer Rückert, Meissner Porzellan, 1710-1810 (Munich, 1966), no. 314.

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