"Yellow Lion" Dish
Meissen porcelain factory (German, 1710 - present)
This dish’s painted decoration, which features a tiger with bamboo and a prunus shrub, was inspired by a Japanese porcelain pattern. The dish belonged to a service once displayed by Augustus the Strong at his Japanese Palace in Dresden.
Place object was created: Meissen, Germany
hard paste porcelain
Measurements: diameter: 11.5 inches height: 1.8125 inchesMuseum Purchase: Delhom Collection 1965.48.293
Currently on view at Mint Museum RANDOLPH