17 - 18 November 1999
SIX ANSBACH RETICULATED DESSERT PLATES
Circa 1770, incised 1 marks
Each border pierced with basketweave enriched in gilt and finely painted with four purpurmalerie landscapes and lakeside scenes reserved within moulded and gilt rocaille cartouches, the well edge gilt with pendant foliate scrolls, gilt line rim
9.3/8cm.) (23.7cm.) diam. (6)
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See Adolf Bayer, Ansbacher Porzellan, Braunscweig, 1959, p. 101, Abb. 80 for two plates with similar monochrome purple landscape decoration and gilt decoration edging the well similar to that on the present examples.
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