Applied en détail with nimble brushstrokes, a composition of tulips here captures the flowers in their natural glory and delicate pink tones. On the flawless, broad surface of the large vide poche, the porcelain painters can fully unfold and thus create with much dedication a masterpiece of porcelain art. The golden edge of the large dish "Tulips" gives it an additional elegance. A beautiful gift for the coming festivities. Influenced by the study of botany, flower painting on the basis of naturalistic images has been an important element in Meissen's design repertoire since the 18th century. The manufactory's porcelain painters have drawn inspiration not only from nature, but also from artistic works of a range of eras. In this case, flower still lifes by Dutch Masters served as the source of inspiration.