P063 - MEISSEN OBLONG OCTAGONAL SUGAR-BOX AND COVER.
Circa 1723, blue KPM and crossed swords mark, gilder’s 55.
Painted with Chinoiserie scenes, the rim of the cover with panels of indianische Blumen
3 in. (7.6 cm) high, 4 ½ in. (11.4 cm) wide.
Cleo M. and G. Ryland Scott Jr., Antique Porcelain Digest, Newport, England, 1961, pp. 178-179, fig. 96.
See P069 for a teapot also with gilder’s 55.
On display in the Scott-Allen Collection at The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia from 1976 until 1996
On display in the “George Ryland Scott Collection” at The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art between June 1955 and May 1960