11 December 2007
A MEISSEN CHINOISERIE PLATE
CIRCA 1728, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK
Painted by J.G. Höroldt, the centre with a 'salami' medallion, the well with a band of interlocking gilt scrolls and Böttger-lustre strapwork centred by lozenge-shaped panels, the border with gilt scrolls and strapwork centred by Böttger-lustre flowerheads and divided by four panels painted with Orientals at various pursuits on terraces, one scene with an Oriental digging up a shrub, within four elongated quatrefoil Böttger-lustre panel cartouches with gilt, red and purple scrolls, within a gilt band, the underside with three branches of indianische Blumen (well with slight areas of wear)
8½ in. (21.7 cm.) diam.
Anon., sale Christie's London, 28th March 1977, lot 22 (part).
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