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A rare Meissen large Augustus Rex period vase and cover

Provenance:
The Property of a Gentleman, Christie's London, 23rd May 1967, lot 25

Anonymous sale, Christie's London 2nd June 2015, lot 60

A rare Meissen Augustus Rex period large ovoid vase and domed cover, with pointed knop, boldly painted in Kakiemon palette with two exotic birds standing in shaded purple waters, amidst flowering trees and rockwork, and with another bird in flight, the cover painted with a flowering branch, gilt line borders, 17 1/4" high, circa 1730, blue painted AR monogram and incised K to footrim



A rare Meissen large Augustus Rex period vase and cover