A Berlin KPM porcelain dessert plate with a mythological scene

A Berlin KPM porcelain dessert plate with a mythological scene

"Englischglatt" model. Decorated with a finely painted scene of Aries, the god of war, standing on a cloud to address the Greek fleet. Bordered with gilt and purple bands entwined with flowers and laurels and with a braided rim. Blue sceptre mark, grey 56, impressed B 13 (?). D 24.5 cm.
Circa 1783.

Provenance

Christie´s London, 7th October 1996, lot 305.
Acquired in 1998 from Daniela Kumpf, Wiesbaden.

Literature

Cf. Lenz, Berlin 1913, vol. 2, pl. 153.
Cf. Köllmann/Jarchow, Munich 1987, vol. II, p. 454, illus. 298.

Lot 163 Dα

Estimate:
3.000 € - 4.000 €

Result:
5.500 €