A MEISSEN LARGE ÉCUELLE STAND CIRCA 1735
finely painted in the center with four pairs of Chinoiserie figures raised on Böttger lustre and gilt brackets embellished with iron-red and puce scrollwork, within a gilt diaper border, the gilt foliate scrollwork and Böttger lustre-embellished rim reserved with four landscape cartouches including one of a huntsman shooting water-fowl, the reverse with scattered indianische Blumen sprigs, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue.
Diameter: 11 in.
Good condition with just very light stacking wear to the gilding just inside the cavetto.
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Antique Porcelain Company, before 1965
An Important Swiss Collection of European Porcelain, Christie's London, February 21, 2005, lot 44
Röbbig München, bearing label, March 2005
Cassidy-Geiger, 2008, no. 178, p. 428, illus.