A Berlin KPM porcelain plate from the wedding service for Princess Charlotte

A Berlin KPM porcelain plate from the wedding service for Princess Charlotte

"Antikglatt" model with beaded rim. The well decorated with a depiction of the Renaissance cathedral of St. Stephan in Prato. Bordered by 17 gilt etched arch motifs with foliate decor. Blue sceptre mark with iron red dash, ochre circle, impressed number 25, incised 3. D 24.5 cm.
1823.

On occasion of the marriage of his daughter Princess Charlotte of Prussia (1798 - 1816) to the Russian Grand Prince and later Tsar Nicholas I on 19th July 1917, Frederick William III ordered an extensive dinner service from the manufactory which was delivered in 1823. The service encompassed 100 dinner plates with vedutas, flowers, micromosaics, and hunt themed decor, as well as 30 soup bowls with beaded borders painted with bouquets of flowers and churches. All pieces were richly gilt.

Provenance

Sotheby´s London, 19th November 1996, lot 209.
Acquired in 1998 from Gertrud Rudigier, Munich.

Literature

Wittwer (ed.), Raffinesse & Eleganz, Munich 2007, no. 104a. The order data on p. 330 (SPSG, KPM-Archiv, Land Berlin, Pret 2, Eintrag vom 17. April 1823, p. 96 - 99).

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 114 Dα

Estimate:
4.000 € - 6.000 €

Result:
5.250 €