London, South Kensington
19 April 2011
A MEISSEN KAKIEMON GADROONED TEABOWL, A TWO-HANDLED CUP STAND AND A PAIR OF SAKE CUPS
THE TEABOWL AND CUP-STAND CIRCA 1730, THE SAKE CUPS 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, THE TEABOWL WITH DREHER'S TO FOOTRIM
The teabowl with Augsburg-gilt rims, the stand similar, moulded to the underside with prunus branches, the sake cups painted with the 'Red Dragon' pattern
The stand 7½ in. (19 cm.) wide (4)
The sake cups:
Kathy Gillmeister Collection, California.
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