A Berlin KPM porcelain basket from the dessert service made for Crown Prince Frederick William

A Berlin KPM porcelain basket from the dessert service made for Crown Prince Frederick William

Octagonal basket decorated to the centre with a rosette in sepia suspending rose garlands surrounded by flying insects. With a green foliate border, the outer walls picked out in sea green and entwined with purple ribbons. Blue sceptre mark with enamel dash, incised 35 and II. H 9.2, W 20.5 cm.
1793.

Provenance

Lempertz auction 994 on 10th May 2012, lot 174.
Collection of Prof. Dr. Gisela Zick.

Literature

Cf. cat.: Friedrich Wilhelm II. und die Künste, Berlin 1997, no. V 58, which lists pieces from the service "with garland roses, small insects, and an oakleaf wreath to the border", made on occasion of the marriage of Crown Prince Frederick William to Princess Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz in 1793. Two pieces from this service are illus. in cat.: Berliner Porzellan, Münster 2006, no. 140.

Lot 137 Dα

Estimate:
800 € - 1.200 €

Result:
1.054 €