A Berlin KPM porcelain krater form vase with views of Potsdam.

A Berlin KPM porcelain krater form vase with views of Potsdam.

The bowl and base connected via a bronze rosette form screw mounting. The shoulders and socle with gilt tendril decor on a cream ground, the base and handles gilt and finely etched. Two rectangular fields containing a labelled view of the royal palace and town hall of Potsdam and a panoramic view of the city as seen from Brauhausberg. Blue sceptre mark, red imperial eagle mark, red planet mark. A shallow chip to the top of the base, a chip to the underside of the rim. H 57.5 cm.
1825, the view of the town hall after an engraving by August Wilhelm Schirmer.

According to an entry in the "Conto Buch Sr: Majestät des Königs" from 1st July 1825, this vase was a present for General Duchess von Haack in Magdeburg. Her deceased husband Georg Gustav Leopold Graf von Haack was Prussian General Lieutenant and Commander of the city and fortress of Magdeburg.

Literature

The engraving upon which the view of the palace and town hall is based illus. in: "Along the Royal Road", Berlin 1993, cat. 66A.

Lot 164 Dα

Estimate:
15.000 € - 18.000 €

Result:
16.120 €