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A museum-like lidded tureen with cock-shaped finial from the service with the 'Red Dragon'


A museum-like lidded tureen with cock-shaped finial from the service with the 'Red Dragon'


Lot-No. 109 | Proceeds: 7.800,00 €

Meissen, around 1730. Round tureen, the lid with sculptural cock-shaped finial. Painted in light and dark iron red, shaded in gold: elongated dragons between chinese emblems with elements of the '8 most valuable possessions' of the Chinese Buddhism. Around the finial a pair of flying phoenix. Crossed swords mark, former's mark onto the standing ring. Small firing cracks, min. Chips. H. 36 cm, diam. 26 cm - Exhibition: An identical piece in the porcelain collection of the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, inventory no. PE 1157. - Literature: Rückert I, Nr. 305-308; Wark Collection, no. 477; Hoffmeister Collection I, no. 112-115; Schneider Collection II, no. 236-253.

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