Meissen soup plate, circa 1740

Meissen soup plate, circa 1740 - image 1
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Meissen soup plate, circa 1740



Meissen soup plate, circa 1740, decorated in the centre with a flying crane, dragon and insect, the rim with insects and floral sprays, the scalloped rim with the Sulkowski Ozier pattern moulded border, with blue cross swords mark to base.


Diameter: 23.2cm. (9 1/8in.)


Small chip to rim

The decoration of this plate is often found on pieces with a basketwork border. Pieces with this decoration can be found in a number of Collections including the Kunstgewerbemuseum in Berlin, the Porzellansammlung Dresden, and the Museum für Angewandte Kunst Köln. For an illustrated example of similar plate see Abraham L. den Blaauwen, 'Meissen Porcelain in the Rijksmuseum, p. 240, pl. 163.


From the Nyffeler Collection, collection label to base (Christie's, 9 June 1986, Lot 136).

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item details
Material and Technique Meissen porcelain with enamel flower decoration
Origin European Other
Period 18th Century
Condition Very good
Diameter 23.2cm. (9 1/8in.)

Product REF: X128