8 July 2002
A Meissen Kakiemon plate
Circa 1740, blue crossed swords mark, Pressnummer 20
The upper part painted with 'The Flying Fox' pattern above a chequered brocade pattern with alternating squares of whorl pattern, various forms of diaper-pattern and stylised flowers within a serrated zig-zag and brown line rim (some rubbing to well and slight flaking to rim)
9½ in. (24.2 cm.) diam.
Anon., sale Sotheby's, Zürich, 26th June 1971, lot 18
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Offered for private sale, a work on paper that not only encapsulates the bond between two greats, but also seems to reference their workouts together
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