11 December 2007
A DOCCIA (LORENZO GINORI) PLATE
CIRCA 1770, INCISED X
In the Meissen style, moulded with the neu-ozier pattern, painted and gilt with a figure smoking a pipe between a waterfall and a building within a shaped quatrefoil cartouche issuing scrolls and enclosing simulated lustre panels, the border with two further vignettes of exotic figures and geometric scroll pattern (some areas of wear)
9½ in. (24.2 cm.) diam.
With Otto Büel, Lucerne.
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