A Meissen porcelain 'Augustus Rex' vase, 1730-35
of ovoid form with a knopped and flared neck, painted in the Kakiemon palette in the manner Johann Ehrenfried Stadler, with a vignette of three chinoiserie figures, flanked by two flowering shrubs with a parrot perched on one branch, with insects and another bird in flight, AR mark in underglaze-blue, impressed Dreher's mark of four dots, incised / or numeral 7,
18.8cm., 7 3/8 in. high
Private Collection, Switzerland, Sotheby's Geneva, 14th November 1989, lot 2;
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.