A MEISSEN 'FABELTIERE' PLATE CIRCA 1740
A MEISSEN 'FABELTIERE' PLATE CIRCA 1740
A MEISSEN 'FABELTIERE' PLATE CIRCA 1740
A MEISSEN 'FABELTIERE' PLATE CIRCA 1740
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A MEISSEN 'FABELTIERE' PLATE CIRCA 1740

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,500 USD

A MEISSEN 'FABELTIERE' PLATE CIRCA 1740

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,500 USD

Lot Sold:1,750USD

Lot Details

Description

A MEISSEN 'FABELTIERE' PLATE CIRCA 1740


painted in the manner of Adam Friedrich von Löwenfinck, with a mythical beast in a landscape vignette, the brown-edged rim with winged insects and scattered small flower sprigs, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, impressed numeral 16.

Diameter: 9½ in

24.2 cm

Condition Report

There is a very shallow slice chip to the rim edge, just affecting the brown enamel and glaze, between 2 and 3 o'clock. The brown enamel rim has some typical wear and scratching overall. There is a fine 1/4 inch haircrack to the rim at approx 8 o'clock. Very, very slight wear to the enamels in the center.


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.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Sotheby's London, June 4, 1996, lot 106

Literature

Cassidy-Geiger, 2008, no. 184, p. 434, illus.

Selected Meissen and Other Ceramics from the Collection of Henry H. Arnhold
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