A signed porcelain plaque with Venus and Cupid

A signed porcelain plaque with Venus and Cupid

Unusually thick and slightly rhomboid porcelain plaque with visible firing flaws to the reverse. The finely painted and atmospheric subject freely adapted from a painting by Lambert Sustris (presumably 1554) housed in the Louvre in Paris. Signed "G. Taubert" to the lower left. The reverse incised No 5 and "Gus. Taubert, pinxit 1806" in an ochre coloured trapezoid reserve. H 20.2, W 20.4 cm.
The porcelain attributed to Berlin KPM, painted by Gustav Friedrich Amalius Taubert, 1806.

Provenance

Acquired in 2006 from Hannelore Plötz-Peters, Berlin.

Literature

Wittwer (ed.), Raffinesse & Eleganz, Munich 2007, no. 59.

Exhibitions

Akademieausstellung 1806, no. 58.
Raffinesse & Eleganz - Königiche 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 158 Dα

Estimate:
6.000 € - 8.000 €

Result:
7.500 €