A large Berlin KPM porcelain tureen from the service for Friedrich Ehrenreich von Ramin

A large Berlin KPM porcelain tureen from the service for Friedrich Ehrenreich von Ramin

Model no. 189. A round tureen with branch form handles and a finial formed as two roses. Decorated with Continental birds on grape vines with naturalistically painted flowers in relief surrounds and flying insects. Blue sceptre mark to the interior, impressed K and 13 to the underside. Restored. D 22.7, H with lid 23, W 34 cm.
1768.

On 21st December 1768, a "dinner service with etched design for 24 place settings" was delivered to the court. Dag Nabrdalik has brought this order into connection with a gift to General Major Friedrich Ehrenreich von Ramin, a close advisor of Friedrich II.

Literature

This service is described in detail in: Nabrdalik, Das Berliner Tafelservice für Wilhelm Friedrich Ehrenreich von Ramin - Zu einem »Tafel-Service vom radirten Dessin, für 24 Couverts« mit dem Dekor »natürliche Vögel und blau angespitzter Rand«, ein Geschenk Friedrichs des Großen an den Gouverneur von Berlin, in: Keramos 221/2013, p. 123 ff.
Cf. also: Lenz, Berlin 1913 (Reprint), Archivalische Tabellen, p. 15.

Lot 43 Dα

Estimate:
1.500 € - 2.500 €