A Vienna porcelain déjeuner with classical scenes in sepia camaieu

A Vienna porcelain déjeuner with classical scenes in sepia camaieu

The oval tray with a scene labelled "Alexandre et son Medecin.", the large coffee pot with the scene "Antiochus et Stradonice.", the smaller with "Andromaque pleurrant la mort d´Hector.", the cups and saucers with "Troilus et Cressida" and "Cleopatra et Antonius." Blue "bindenschild" mark, black 81, year stamps 800 and 801, various dreher's marks. H of large jug 14.2, W of tray 35.8 cm.
Vienna, Imperial porcelain manufactory under Konrad von Sorgenthal, fired 1800 and 1801, painted by Leopold Lieb.

Provenance

Sotheby´s London, 15th November 1994, lot 85.

Literature

Wittwer (ed.), Raffinesse & Eleganz, Munich 2007, no. 65. In her text, Lehner-Jobst remarks that the main connecting theme of all the depictions is loyalty. The scenes express the culmination of emotions and the peripety of drama - the moment in which fate is changed forever.

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 162 Dα

Estimate:
8.000 € - 10.000 €

Result:
20.000 €