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    Sale 12455

    European Furniture & Works of Art

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 141

    FIVE MEISSEN TOPOGRAPHICAL PIERCED DARK-BLUE-GROUND CABINET-PLATES

    1817-24, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND I MARK AND PRESSNUMMER 22 TO EACH, VARIOUS OTHER IMPRESSED NUMERALS

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    FIVE MEISSEN TOPOGRAPHICAL PIERCED DARK-BLUE-GROUND CABINET-PLATES
    1817-24, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND I MARK AND PRESSNUMMER 22 TO EACH, VARIOUS OTHER IMPRESSED NUMERALS
    Each finely painted within wide burnished gold bands with views of the Saxon countryside: 'Lilienstein', 'Reisewitzens Garten bey Dresden', 'Freyberg', 'Leipzig' and 'Aussicht von Loschwitz nach Dresden', named in German on the underside, the pierced border gilt with foliate scrolls on the matt-blue ground
    9 3/8 in. (23.7 cm.) diameter


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    For a plate from the same service, attributed tentatively to the painter Christian Gottlieb Hottewitzsch who was involved with the painting of the Wellington service, see Otto Walcha, Meissner Porzellan, Dresden, 1973, no. 196.

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