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A MEISSEN KAKIEMON OCTAGONAL 'HOB IN THE WELL' DISH
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A MEISSEN KAKIEMON OCTAGONAL 'HOB IN THE WELL' DISH

CIRCA 1730, BLUE ENAMEL CROSSED SWORDS MARK, WHEEL-ENGRAVED JAPANESE PALACE INVENTORY NUMBER N=38_ W

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A MEISSEN KAKIEMON OCTAGONAL 'HOB IN THE WELL' DISH
CIRCA 1730, BLUE ENAMEL CROSSED SWORDS MARK, WHEEL-ENGRAVED JAPANESE PALACE INVENTORY NUMBER N=38_ W
Painted in the Kakiemon palette enriched in gilding, with a figure in the well and two figures and large fronds of bamboo nearby, four birds in flight above, within a foliate border divided by flowerheads, brown line rim (minute chip to rim at 9 o'clock, area of slight wear by well, minute wear to brown rim)
8 3/8 in. (21.2 cm.) wide
Provenance
Augustus II, Elector of Saxony and King of Poland, Japanese Palace, Dresden
A. Chevet Collection
With Andreina Torré, Zurich, from whom it was acquired on 30th December 1978.
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