A MEISSEN IMARI LARGE CHARGER CIRCA 1735
painted in the center with a large spray of indianische Blumen within a border of alternating gilt-heightened underglaze-blue vase-shaped and ruyi head panels painted with flowers and issuing small sprigs, the reverse with flowering branches in underglaze-blue and iron-red, crossed swords with dot mark in underglaze-blue.
Diameter: 14¼ in.
Minor wear to gilding on rim and around cavetto, otherwise in good condition.
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Flahaut Collection, Property of the Marquis of Lansdowne, Meikleour House, Scotland, Christie's London, June 12, 1995, lot 583
Sotheby's London, July 8, 1997, lot 42
Brian Haughton Antiques London, October 2000
Cassidy-Geiger, 2008, no. 227, p. 493, illus.