A HAUSMALER-STYLE PLATE THE PORCELAIN POSSIBLY MEISSEN 18TH CENTURY, THE DECORATION LATER
painted in the style attributed to Franz Ferdinand Meyer of Pressnitz, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, with figures at a fountain.
Diameter: 9½ in.
Several small restored chips to rim edge.
Considerable scratching, including 'soft' scratches, under the enamels, indicating the plate was likely decorated some time after manufacture.
Some retouching to enamels to cover stacking wear.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Röbbig München, April 2000
Cassidy-Geiger, 2008, no. 330, p. 650, illus.