6 July 2016,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 6,250
Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000
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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