A MEISSEN OCTAGONAL SAUCER CIRCA 1725
painted in the center with a Chinoiserie roundel within flowering branches of indianische Blumen issuing from rockwork and a gilt scrollwork band on the gilt-edged rim, the reverse with two branches in iron-red and concentric circles in underglaze-blue, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue.
Width: 4⅞ in.
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Andreina Torre Collection, Zürich
Sotheby's London, November 18, 1996, lot 15
Cassidy-Geiger, 2008, no. 86, p. 313, illus.