A Sorgenthal porcelain cup in the Egyptian taste

A Sorgenthal porcelain cup in the Egyptian taste - image-1
A Sorgenthal porcelain cup in the Egyptian taste - image-1

A Sorgenthal porcelain cup in the Egyptian taste

Bell-shaped cup with coiled snake handle and original saucer. The round medallion inscribed KANOPVS, the well of the saucer with a depiction of Diana, cartouches with pseudo-hieroglyphs. The rims bordered with stylised flowerheads on brown ground. Blue bindenschild mark, year stamp 802, potter's no. 39 (saucer), and 96 (cup).
Vienna, Sorgenthal manufactory, fired in 1802 and painted shortly after.

Provenance

Purchased in 2004 from Ulrich Gronert.

Literature

Wittwer (ed.), Raffinesse & Eleganz, Munich 2007, no. 42.

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 26 Dα

Estimate:
2.000 € - 3.000 €

Result:
4.125 €