Meissen jar & cover

Mark: Augustus Rex monogram decorated in the Japanese style circa 1725.

Details

Medium:
Porcelain
Art Fund grant:
£100 ( Total: £100)
Acquired in:
1941
Vendor:
J Nachemsohn

Made either for the Japanese palace at Dresden or selected as a royal gift. Shows the early evidence of Imari taste in Europe.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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