An early Sorgenthal porcelain jug formed as a canopic jar

An early Sorgenthal porcelain jug formed as a canopic jar

Original lid with lotus flower finial. The face, neck, and hands painted to imitate bronze, the chest with a large trapezoid reserve containing pseudo-hieroglyphs and with a border of stylised flowerheads on brown ground. The gilt handle formed as coiled snakes. Blue bindenschild mark, year stamp 94, black 7. for Josef Ockowalsky, potter's mark U for Kaspar Hartmann. H 21 cm.
Vienna, Sorgenthal manufactory, 1794.

Provenance

Purchased in 2005 from Daniela Kumpf.

Literature

Wittwer (ed.), Raffinesse & Eleganz, Munich 2007, no. 43.

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 23 Dα

Estimate:
6.000 € - 8.000 €

Result:
6.875 €