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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. LARRY AYRES
A MEISSEN PORCELAIN OCTAGONAL PLATE
CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK AND PAINTER'S K POSSIBLY FOR JOHANN DAVID KRETSCHMAR WITHIN BLUE DOUBLE CIRCLES, PRESSNUMMER 22
IN THE IMARI STYLE AND PALETTE, THE CENTER WITH A FLOWER-FILLED VASE ON A LEDGE, WITHIN AN ELABORATE PANELED BORDER OF PHOENIX, KARASHISHI AND PEONY WITHIN GILT SCROLLING VINE
8¾ IN. (22 CM.) WIDE
ANONYMOUS SALE; CHRISTIE'S, LONDON, 1 JULY 1985, LOT 209.
THE GERTRUDE J. AND ROBERT T. ANDERSON COLLECTION; CHRISTIE'S, LONDON, 1 JUNE 1992, LOT 30.
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ORLANDO, FLORIDA, ORLANDO MUSEUM OF ART, CATALOGUE NO. 36
FOR SIMILAR EXAMPLES IN THE SCHNEIDER AND SYZ COLLECTIONS, SEE RESPECTIVELY R. RüCKERT, MEISSENER PORZELLAN, MUNICH, 1966, NO. 316 AND J. JEFFERSON MILLER, THE SYZ COLLECTION, NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, WASHINGTON D.C., NO. 116.
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