16 November 1999
A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE MEISSEN STYLE PLATES
Each enamelled with a central shaped cartouche depicting two bearded pilgrims approaching a church surrounded by curling acanthus leaves, the well with spearhead, the rim with a florette border, rim chip
9 in.. (23 cm.) diam. (2)
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The shape of the hat and the voluminous cloaks suggests that these figures may well represent pilgrims on their way to the monastry at St. Jacques de Compostella.
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