Lot 401. A rare Meissen famille-verte large charger, circa 1735. Diameter: 15 in. Estimate: 15,000 - 25,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's.
the center painted in underglaze-blue with a large flowering shrub, within an enameled border of stylized fences, the cavetto with flowering branches, one issuing from pierced rockwork, enriched in gilding, within an underglaze-blue diaper band, brown-edged rim, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, letter K in underglaze-blue and incised numeral 4 to inside edge of footrim.
Provenance: Otto Blohm Collection, Hamburg (by 1953)
Sotheby's London, July 5, 1960, lot 138
The Property of David Sachs, Esq.
Sotheby's London March 10, 1970, lot 17
Christie's London, July 2, 1990, lot 64
Christie's Geneva, May 16, 1994, lot 48.
Literature: Schmidt, 1953, p. 34, cat. no. 23, pl. 7
Cassidy-Geiger, 2008, no. 220, p. 482, illus.
Sotheby's. Selected Meissen and Other Ceramics from the Collection of Henry H. Arnhold, 24 Oct 2019