Set of three Old Master porcelain plates by Meissen

By Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (German, founded 1710)

£12,000

These late 19th Century Meissen porcelain plates are decorated with Old Master paintings by renowned artists such as Rembrandt, Caravaggio, and Mieris.

 

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Description

The plates all have gilt rims and are decorated with geometric patterns around the border, set on a blue ground. Each plate also contains a central plaque showing a different Old Master painting: one features a portrait of a woman, painted after Rembrandt, another shows three card-playing men, after Caravaggio, and the third shows a rural scene in front of an inn, after Mieris. The underside of the plates contain the distinctive underglaze blue sword marks for the Meissen manufactory.

Details

Artist / Maker
By Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (German, founded 1710)
Country of Origin
German
Date of Manufacture
c. 1880
Period
Late 19th Century
Style
Old Master
Material
Porcelain
Colour
Multi-coloured

Dimensions

Height
3 cm / 1.2 inches

Reference:
012257

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