London, South Kensington
7 June 2001
A Meissen pierced dark blue-ground plate
painted with a couple wearing eighteenth century dress, seated in a garden landscape, within a roundel gilt with C-scrolls and foliage, the pierced rim moulded with flowering branches and trellis pattern sections, blue crossed swords mark, Pressnummern 63, late 19th century (very minor scratches to gilding) -- 24.5cm. diam.
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