Meissen 'Indianische Blumen' Plate, C. 1730
Meissen 'Indianische Blumen' plate, c. 1730, decorated in the centre with a branch with indianische blumen and a butterfly within an underglaze blue double circle, the rim with four flower cartouches against a ground of diaper pattern and flowerheads, with underglaze blue crossed-swords mark and 'K' painter's mark to base,The central decoration for this plate derives from a Chinese imari original. A similar plate with a differing border is illustrated in Abraham L. den Blaauwen, 'Meissen Porcelain in the Rijksmuseum', p. 57, pl. 27.
diameter: 8 3/4in.,22.2cm;
extending hairline crack.