8 July 2002
A Meissen Imari-pattern deep plate
Circa 1740, blue crossed swords and K for Kretschmar, Pressnummer 22
The centre painted with a baluster vase of flowers on a table, within a border of ogival panels of massive butterflies on peony flowers, reserved on a blue ground with gilt foliage and divided by waisted gilt panels of iron-red chrysanthemum (some wear and retouching to gilding, chip to footrim)
9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.) diam.
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