A Berlin KPM porcelain plate with a painted micromosaic bird

A Berlin KPM porcelain plate with a painted micromosaic bird

Model no. 1113. The centre decorated with a bird on a branch in imitation of micromosaic surrounded by a fine stylised wreath. The border with six classical vases in imitation pietra dura in oval reserves. Blue sceptre mark with grey dash below, black rhombus, impressed L, incised III. D 24.1 cm.
1813.

Provenance

Berlin private collection, sold by Lempertz Berlin, auction 886, 27th May 2006, lot 76.

Literature

Wittwer (ed.), Rafffinesse & Eleganz, Munich 2007, no. 33.
This plate is described in the order book of the painters’ workshop: "mit Mos. Vögel im zugemalten Med mit grav Kante eingef der übere Spiegel chamois mit Goldkante gegen den bord, Steigbord Glanzgold auf den bord 6 Vaschen nach florent Mos in Medaillen in Kante gefaßt dazwischen 6 Schilde matt blau mit weißer Arabesq u dito Einfaßung wie die Vasen, um aller Schilder Gold-Glöckenkante." (SPSG, KPM-Archiv, Buch, 1813 - 1820, entry from 12th July 1813, p. 214, in Wittwer, p. 205).

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 40 Dα

Estimate:
3.000 € - 4.000 €

Result:
4.125 €