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Crocus Design Saucer #2

This is a great saucer made by Meissen in the late 19th century or early 20th century. It was designed in 1896 by Konrad Hentschel who is more famous for his Hentschel children figurines but also quite famous for some of his dish designs! He won a competition for a new design of a service and this is what he came up with. Pretty amazing but sadly also very rare and hard to find! This piece is from the original period which is always a plus! It is hand painted with the crocus pattern inunder glaze colors - very much in the Art Nouveau / Jugendstil flair of this period! Really a simple design but you try coming up with it ;) Looks stunning just wish I had the proper cup to go with it but I am sure it is out there waiting! The saucer is in perfect condition and marked with the underglaze blue crossed swords mark underneath, an underglaze blue number 52. (I think) as well as the usual impressed numbers. It is 0.875 inches tall and 6.625 inches in diameter. Please email me for more information or other pictures.

Price is $599
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