A MEISSEN SAUCER CIRCA 1725-30
painted in iron-red camaïeu with a mountainous landscape, within a Böttger lustre-ground border reserving arched panels of puce camaïeu scrollwork ornament at the rim, the reverse with three flowering branches, incised Dreher's mark /.
Diameter: 4¾ in.
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Andreina Torre Collection, Zürich
Sotheby's London, November 18, 1996, lot 48
Cassidy-Geiger, 2008, no. 72, p. 296, illus.
An identical saucer with its teabowl were purchased for the Arnhold Collection from Salomon, Dresden in May 1928 and is illustrated in Maureen Cassidy-Geiger, The Arnhold Collection of Meissen Porcelain 1710-50, New York, 2008, p. 743, fig. 15a. Another saucer was sold at Sotheby's London, September 13, 1999, lot 50.