London, South Kensington
29 November 2001
A Meissen blue and white spitoon
with compressed globular lower section and flared rim, painted with flowers issuing from rockwork, the interior border painted with a band of flowerheads and four oval panels issuing sprays of flowers, blue crossed swords and K mark, circa 1740 (rim chip), the rim -- 12cm. diam.
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