London, South Kensington
8 December 2005
TWO MEISSEN KAKIEMON MINIATURE VASES FROM THE RÖTER DRACHENSERVICE
CIRCA 1735, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, PURPLE ENAMEL K.H.C MARKS
Of squat globular form, each painted in iron-red and gilding with two dragons and precious objects, the slender baluster necks with red flower-sprays (necks with very slight chipping and possibly reduced)
2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) and 2¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high (2)
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A miniature vase from the same service was sold in these Rooms on 8th July 2002, lot 42.
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