An important Berlin KPM porcelain vase with a view of the Kreuzbergdenkmal

An important Berlin KPM porcelain vase with a view of the Kreuzbergdenkmal

Of "redensche" form, fired in two pieces and screw-mounted. Decorated to the display side with a depiction of the cast iron Kreuzberg monument and Berlin in the background, presumably after a painting by Carl Daniel Freydanck. The other side bears six, winged male figures beneath lancet arches as allegories of the battles of Groß-Görschen, Katzbach, Culm, Groß-Beeren, Dennewitz, and Leipzig. Blue sceptre mark to the underside of the replaced base. The lower section of the body restored over a breakage. H 43 cm.
Berlin KPM, circa / shortly after 1821.

The national monument to the 1813 German campaign was made from Berlin cast iron and dedicated by King Frederick William III in the presence of Tsar Alexander I on 30th March 1821. The architecture was designed by Karl Friedrich Schinkel and Johann Heinrich Strack, and the decorative details by Christian Daniel Rauch, Friedrich Tieck, and Ludwig Wichmann.

Lot 446 Dα

Estimate:
3.000 € - 4.000 €

Result:
3.472 €