A Berlin KPM porcelain urn with views of Potsdam

A Berlin KPM porcelain urn with views of Potsdam

Model "Vase mit gekrümmten Henkeln", fired in two parts and screw-mounted. With two finely painted views in large angular reserves: "Ansicht von Potsdam." after August Wilhelm Schirmer and "Das Königl. Schloß in Potsdam." Two Neoclassical scroll motifs surrounding rosettes above the handles. Blue sceptre mark, brown imperial eagle mark, red painter's mark. H 51, D 34.5 cm.
1825, the model attributed to Karl Friedrich Schinkel.

Provenance

Purchased on 27th February 2006 from Daniela Kumpf.

Literature

Wittwer (Hg), Raffinesse & Eleganz, Munich 2007, no. 109.
Wittwer cites an entry in the royal Conto Buch on 3rd June 1825 for "Eine Vase mit Ansicht Potsdamer Schlosses u Rathauses u der ansciht der Stadt vom Brauhausberg" for the birthday of "S.K.H. Prinz Wilhelm, Bruder seiner Majestät" on 3rd July 1825, for which King Frederick William III paid 423 taler 15 Gr (Staatsarchiv, I HA, Rep 120, FIV, no. 1, p. 59).

Exhibitions

Raffinesse & Eleganz - Königliche Porzellane des frühen 19. Jahrhunderts aus einer amerikanischen Privatsammlung, Berlin, Stiftung Preußische Schlösser und Gärten, Schloss Charlottenburg, 28th July - 4th November 2007
Die Sammlung Cohen. Porzellane der grossen Manufakturen 1800 - 1840. Wien, Liechtenstein Museum, 16th November 2007 - 11th February 2008
Refinement & Elegance - Early 19th-Century Royal Porcelain from an American private collection, New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 9th September 2008 - 19th April 2009

Lot 106 Dα

Estimate:
30.000 € - 50.000 €

Result:
41.250 €