A Meissen circular stand, circa 1725-30Photo Bonhams

Painted with a circular medallion of chrysanthemums against iron-red foliage, enclosed by a gilt and Böttger-lustre band of strap- and scrollwork enclosing trellis panels, the rim with four quatrelobe chinoiserie panels edged with Böttger-lustre and iron-red and purple foliate scrollwork, divided by gilt foliate scrollwork enclosing floral medallions filled with Böttger-lustre, the reverse with indianische Blumen, 21.7cm diam, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue (minor wear to well and edge of rim). Lot 11. Estimate: £30,000 - 40,000 / €36,000 - 49,000 / US$ 48,000 - 64,000

ProvenanceMaurice de Rothschild Collection, Geneva, anon. sale, Christie's London, 28 March 1977, lot 22 (part)

Bonhams. 23 May 2012 10:30 a.m. London, New Bond StreetFine Meissen Porcelain from a Private Collection