14 October 2020
A MEISSEN PORCELAIN OCTAGONAL PART DINNER SERVICE
CIRCA 1740-45, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, VARIOUS PRESSNUMMERN
Each finely painted to the center and rims with courting couples after Watteau within elaborate gilt rocaille cartouches, surrounded by scattered Holzschnittblumen, comprising: two oblong deep octagonal platters, two slightly smaller deep oblong octagonal platters; four oblong octagonal platters; and eighteen octagonal plates
14 5/8 in. (37.2 cm.) long, the largest platters
Acquired from the Antique Porcelain Co., Ltd., London, 1953.
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Carl C. Dauterman, The Wrightsman Collection - Porcelain, vol. IV, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1970, twice illustrated in color but with no page numbers or associated written description.