London, South Kensington
28 November 2002
Twelve Meissen pierced plates
Circa 1900, blue crossed swords marks and Pressnummern
Each painted with insects amongst loose sprays of flowers and lesser sprigs, within a borderpainted with three flowersprays within gilt and scroll-moulded cartouches between pierced trellis-pattern sections (very minor rubbing to gilding)
8¼ in. (21 cm.) diam. (12)
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