A Vienna porcelain solitaire with allegorical motifs

A Vienna porcelain solitaire with allegorical motifs - image-1
A Vienna porcelain solitaire with allegorical motifs - image-1

A Vienna porcelain solitaire with allegorical motifs

Comprising a scalopped oval tray with a depiction of Adam and Eve in paradise with a lion. The large coffee pot with a pavillion labelled "PALMAQUE. NOBILIS." The smaller vessel with an enigmatic depiction of a white horse, a lady, and five putti. The sugar box with hens. The cup and saucer with a depiction of a lady blowing air at a horse with a set of bellows. The saucer with a lady on a horse.
The upper rims decorated with lavender sprigs and butterflies. Blue "bindenschild" mark, year stamps 99 and 800, various dreher's marks. A chip to the right rim of the tray. H of large pot 14, W of tray 36.4 cm.
Vienna, Imperial porcelain manufactory under Konrad von Sorgenthal, fired 1799 and 1800, decorated soon after.

Provenance

Collection of Joao de Bellis, Rio de Janeiro.
Sotheby´s London, 9th June 1970, lot 190.
Sotheby´s London, 16th March 1999, lot 132.

Literature

Cat. Porcelanas da antiga Manufatura Imperial de Viena, Rio de Janeiro 1958, no. 1.
Wittwer (ed.), Raffinesse & Eleganz, Munich 2007, no. 143.

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 165 Dα

Estimate:
8.000 € - 10.000 €

Result:
16.250 €