A MEISSEN ARMORIAL CIRCULAR DISH FROM THE SWAN SERVICE
Modelled by J.J. Kändler and J.F. Eberlein for Count Brühl, moulded with two swans swimming in rough water among fish and shells and flanked by bulrushes, a heron wading with a fish in its beak and another in flight above, on a spiral shell-moulded ground, the border with scattered indianische Blumen and with the coat-of-arms of Heinrich Graf Brühl and his wife Maria Anna Franziska von Kollowrat-Krakowska beneath a gilt dentil rim (very slight blemish to rim, the rim re-gilt at a later date), blue crossed swords mark, Dreher's .. and incised Z
12in. (30.5cm.) diam.