Antique Chinese & Japanese PorcelainEuropean
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Antique Chinese & Japanese PorcelainEuropean Ceramics & Works
Meissen octagonal bowl, circa 1728-30, enamelled in Kakiemon style with repeating panels of four different formal flowering plats, a border of flowerheads and leaves inside, with flared rim with a scrolling leaves and flowers, traces of crossed swords mark in overglaze blue enamel, diameter: 11.7cm. 4 9/16in. condition: restoration to a section of the rim. A very similar bowl bearing the Jonanneum mark N=251W was in the exhibition of Meissen Porcelain from German SOLD
Private Collections, Hetjens-Museum, Dusseldorf, 1997, fig.133. A closely related Japanese prototype from the collection at Burghley House was in the British Museum 'Porcelain for Palaces' exhibition, 1990 fig. 128
Provenance: the Brigadier J.M. Neilson collection.
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