A KPM porcelain dessert plate for Frederick II.
Blue scepter mark, pressnummers 5 and K 3. Three restored rim chips. Diameter 24.8 cm.
KPM Berlin, 1768/69.
Frederick II ordered the red dinner service on 5th July 1768 for an unknown destination, requesting that it be decorated with "naturally wrought flowers and garlands, purple mosaic, decorative gold borders and a double ribbon". After first being limited to 24 sets, the order was increased by a further 18 sets in december of the same year.
From the red dinner service for Frederick II.
One dinner plate illus. in: Lenz, Berlin 1913, vol. I, pl. 47.