A Meissen porcelain plate from the 'Christie-Miller' service, circa 1740
painted at the centre with figures on horseback beneath a cluster of trees with a palace on the opposite riverbank, within a gilt diaper border reserving four puce camaïeu landscape quatrelobe medallions, the rim with a rich gilded border of foliate scrollwork reserving four polychrome quatrelobe landscapes, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, impressed 22,
23cm., 9in. diameter
The Property of The Trustees of the late S.R. Christie-Miller, Esq., sold Sotheby's London, 7th July 1970, lot 34 (part);
Private Collection, Switzerland, Sotheby's Geneva, 14th November 1989, lot 12;
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.