Auctions → Ancient art, modern art and jewelry and clocks September 2015 → September 2015 → An oval sugar box 'Red dragon' from the 'Königliche Hof-Küche'
Meissen, around 1740-45. Oval form with small scroll-shaped handles and pine cone finial. Painted in light and dark iron red, shaded in gold: On the lid 2 phoenix and 2 large dragons between chinese emblems, the wall decorated on both sides with the dragon. Crossed swords mark, inventory mark in purple 'K.H.K.' (Königliche Hof-Küche). Min. firing cracks. H. 4 cm, l. 14,5 cm, w. 9 cm. - Literature: Rückert I, Nr. 305-308; Wark Collection , no. 477; Hoffmeister Collection I, Nr. 112-115; Schneider Collection II, no. 236-253.