24 January 2007
A MEISSEN STYLE BOWL
Decorated to one side with merchants relaxing around a table, their ships at anchor in the distance, the other side with rural figures farther up the riverbank, small iron-red landscape vignettes between, the interior centering famille rose flowers, the rim with a gilt scroll and shell border
11 in. (27.9 cm.) diameter
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A very similar bowl is illustrated by Hervouët and Bruneau, op. cit., p. 351. Also see Christie's, New York, 26 January 2006, lot 181 for another example.
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