23 - 24 July 2003,
Price realised USD 2,868
USD 1,500 - USD 2,000
A GERMAN REDWARE SGRAFFITTO CHARGER,
incised and decorated in colored slips with an equestrian portrait between two stylized flowering tulip trees and above an incised verse signed and dated 1781, the border similarly decorated with a crown centering a flowering wreath
16¾in. (42.5cm.) diam.
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Although the present dish is inscribed with the date 1781, the piece more likely dates to the 19th century. The word Moravia is faintly incised on the reverse.
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