A Berlin KPM porcelain cup formed as a lotus flower

A Berlin KPM porcelain cup formed as a lotus flower

Model no. 1468. Designed as a lotus flower with two coiled snakes forming the handle. The original saucer with lotus flower reliefs. Blue sceptre mark with two pale blue dashes, red painter's mark.
Circa 1816.

Provenance

Sotheby´s Royal House of Hanover Sale, 9th October 2005, lot 2324.

Literature

Wittwer (ed.), Raffinesse & Eleganz, Munich 2007, no. 86. This model is recorded in the manufactory's model book in September 1816 (see p. 279).

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 13 Dα

Estimate:
2.000 € - 3.000 €

Result:
4.875 €