A Berlin KPM porcelain cup with allegories of the four seasons

A Berlin KPM porcelain cup with allegories of the four seasons

Smooth vase-shaped beaker with two entwined snakes forming the handle. With original saucer. The centre decorated with allegorical figures, the upper and lower borders with tendrils in relief. The saucer decorated with three sacrificial altar motifs. Blue sceptre mark with blue dashes above and below, impressed no. 36.
Circa 1805.

Provenance

Sotheby´s Royal House of Hanover Sale, 9th October 2005, lot 2306.

Literature

Wittwer (ed.), Raffinesse & Eleganz, Munich 2007, no. 52.
Cf. Köllmann / Jarchow, Berliner Porzellan, Bildband, Munich 1987, illus. 468a/b.

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 44 Dα

Estimate:
6.000 € - 8.000 €

Result:
6.875 €