18 - 19 April 2012
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. LARRY AYRES
A MEISSEN PORCELAIN PLATE AND SAUCER DISH
THE FIRST CIRCA 1730, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND DOT MARK; THE SECOND CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND K MARK POSSIBLY FOR JOHANN DAVID KRETSCHMAR, PRESSNUMMER 20
IN THE IMARI STYLE AND PALETTE, BOTH FINELY PAINTED WITH FLORAL SPRAYS WITHIN ALTERNATING OGIVAL AND LAPPET PANELS, THE FIRST CENTERING A LUSH SPRAY OF CHRYSANTHEMUM AND STYLIZED FLOWERS, THE SECOND WITH A PEONY SPRAY, VARIANT GILT VINE RIMS
8¾ IN. (22 CM.) DIAMETER, THE DISH (2)
FREDERICK J. AND ANTOINETTE H. VAN SLYKE, BALTIMORE; SOTHEBY'S, NEW YORK, 26 SEPTEMBER 1989, LOT 25 (THE PLATE).
WITH HEINZ REICHERT, MUNICH (THE DISH).
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FOR SIMILAR EXAMPLES SEE, S. BURSCHE, MEISSEN STEINZEUG UND PORZELLAN DES 18. JARHRHUNDERTS, P. 191, NOS. 151 AND 152; AND THE HERMANN EMDEN COLLECTION, RUDOLPH LEPKE'S, BERLIN, 4 NOVEMBER 1908, LOT 478, PL. 43.
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