A Berlin KPM porcelain tondo with cameo painting

A Berlin KPM porcelain tondo with cameo painting

A round plaque with a depiction of a woman guiding a ship as an allegory of Fortuna conservatrix painted to imitate a layered sardonyx cameo. Signed lower centre "G. Taubert fecit.". Painted in gilt to the reverse "Gemahlt von A.F. Gus: Taubert in Berlin. 1816." (presumably not by the artist), impressed 27, incised S. D 16 cm, with frame D 17 cm.
Decorated by Gustav Friedrich Amalius Taubert, 1816.

Provenance

Christie´s New York, 21st October 2004, lot 893.

Literature

Wittwer (ed.), Raffinesse & Eleganz, Munich 2007, no. 14. This plaque was also shown at the academy exhibition. In the 1816 catalogue, Taubert describes his work as an allegory of government designed as a sardonyx cameo (p. 196 & 475).

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 13 Dα

Estimate:
6.000 € - 8.000 €

Result:
7.500 €