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A MEISSEN PORCELAIN KAKIEMON PLATE
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. AND MRS. ROBERT T. ANDERSON (LOT 362-363)
A MEISSEN PORCELAIN KAKIEMON PLATE

CIRCA 1735, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK AND IMPRESSED DREHER'S MARK OF A QUARTERED CIRCLE

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A MEISSEN PORCELAIN KAKIEMON PLATE
Circa 1735, blue crossed swords mark and impressed Dreher's mark of a quartered circle
Painted in the manner of Adam Friedrich von Löwenfinck in the style of the Jersey Service after engravings by Petrus Schenk with three Europeans in a fenced wooded landscape, a church in the distance, the border with scattered indianische Blumen within a shaped chocolate-line rim
9¼ in. (23.4 cm.) diameter
Provenance
Earl of Jersey, Osterley Park, Surrey (by repute).
William W. Blackburn, New York.
Literature
Ralph Wark, 'Adam Friedrich von Löwenfinck einer der bedeutendsten deutschen Porzellanund Fayencemaler des 18. Jahrhunderts 1714-1754', Keramik-Freunde der Schweiz, Nr. 34, April 1956, pl. V, no. 12.
Exhibited
Orlando, Florida, Orlando Museum of Art, Eighteenth Century Meissen Porcelain from the Collection of Gertrude J. and Robert T. Anderson, March 27, 1988 - February 12, 1989, No. 47

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For a full discussion of the 'Jersey Service' and the engraved sources by Petrus Schenk, see A.L. den Blaauwen, 'Keramik mit Chinoiserien nach Stichen von Petrus Schenk Jun.' Keramos, 31/66, Abb. 13. His findings of 1966 have been brought up to date and refined in his more recent catalogue of the Rijksmuseum collection, Meissen Porcelain in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 2000, pp. 279-285.

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