18 - 19 April 2012
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. LARRY AYRES
TWO MEISSEN PORCELAIN 'TIGERMUSTER' DISHES
CIRCA 1735-1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, THE FIRST WITH PURPLE LUSTRE K.H.C. MARK FOR KÖNGLICHE HOF CONDITOREI, PRESSNUMMERN 3 AND 22, THE SECOND WITH PRESSNUMMER 20
Each painted in the Kakiemon style and palette in the 'Yellow Tiger' pattern, within brown line rims, the first of circular form, the second of shallow lobed circular form
13 3/8 in. (34 cm.) diameter (2)
The Royal Court Pantry, Dresden, circa 1735 (the first).
The Nyffeler Collection of German Porcelain; Christie's London, 9 June 1986, lot 141 (the first).
Leo and Doris Hodroff, Minneapolis, no. 2871; Christie's, New York, 20 May 2008, lot 93 (the first).
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 18 May 1989, lot 158 (the second).
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