A Berlin KPM porcelain dessert plate from the generals' service for Prince Ludwig von Hessen-Homburg

A Berlin KPM porcelain dessert plate from the generals' service for Prince Ludwig von Hessen-Homburg

Unidentified model. The well painted with the Iron Cross with the copper memorial coin for soldiers of 1813/14 surrounded by a wreath of oak and laurel. Blue sceptre mark with black dash, red astrological symbol of Venus, impressed 25, incised III. The decor slightly blackened due to firing flaws. D 24.9 cm.
Circa 1820.

Prince Ludwig von Hessen-Homburg (1770 - 1839) lived in Luxembourg, and the service was sent to him there from Berlin on 1st August 1821 accompanied by a hand-written letter of thanks from King Frederick William III.

Provenance

Lower Saxon private collection.

Literature

Cf. cat.: Orden auf königlichem Porzellan, Petersberg 2013, p. 23, illus. 17.
Another of these rare plates sold in Lempertz Berlin Prussian auction 1105 on 21st April 2018, lot 215.

Lot 123 Dα

Estimate:
1.500 € - 2.000 €

Result:
3.750 €