994 Sold Antique Set German Dresden Meissen Ornithological Bird Insect Cabinet Plates

Rare Set of four German Meissen Ornithological Themed Porcelain Cabinet Plates of circular outline, last quarter of the Nineteenth Century. 

Each central reserve exquisitely hand painted with views of decorative birds perched in branches with foliage and exotic flowers. 

The wide raised gilt shaped edge basket weave molded borders hand decorated with scattered insects. 

Condition: Exceptional condition for such early pieces, with no losses or evidence of wear to gilding. Crossed swords marks in underglaze blue, impressed numerals on each verso. 

Diameter: (an impressive) 10” (25.25cm).   

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