Four forks from the service made for Catherine II.

Four forks from the service made for Catherine II.

Gilt metal mountings. The porcelain glued over breakages. L 23 cm.
KPM Berlin, 1770 - 72.

Provenance

From the dessert service made for Tsarina Catherine II.

Literature

Illus. in: Köllmann, Braunschweig 1966, vol. II, pl. 101 b. Cf. Lenz, Berlin 1913, vol. II, illus. 352. Frederick II comissioned a dessert service for 120 people between 1770 and 1772, which is now kept in the Hermitage in St. Petersburg.

Lot 81 Dα

Estimate:
2.500 € - 3.000 €