Two Berlin KPM porcelain plates with Italian comedy scenes

Two Berlin KPM porcelain plates with Italian comedy scenes

Model no. 1054. Depicting figures from the Italian comedy and their peasant audience against a backdrop of ancient ruins in a rectangular beaded reserve. The border painted with a band of stiff leaves. Blue sceptre mark, red rhombus, impressed 16, incised III. D 24.5 cm.
Circa 1800, after a motif by Karel Dujardin.

Provenance

Angela Gräfin Wallwitz.
Christie´s London, 27th November 2012, lot 159.

Literature

This motif is based on a printed reproductio of Dujardin's painting "Les Charlatans Italiens" (1657) which is housed in the Louvre in Paris, illus. in: Kilian, The Paintings of Karel Du Jardin 1626 - 1678, WVZ, Amsterdam/Philadelphia 2005, p. 296, illus. 7.

Lot 133 Dα

Estimate:
3.000 € - 4.000 €

Result:
4.125 €