A Berlin KPM porcelain cup for a whist enthusiast

A Berlin KPM porcelain cup for a whist enthusiast

"Konisch" model with Campana handle and original saucer. Decorated to the display side with a deck of cards, the king labelled "David". The well of the saucer inscribed with the dedication "Erfreue Dich im Whist noch oft des Glücks Von fünf Honneurs und ebenso viel Tricks." Bordered by gilt tendrils on coloured ground. Blue sceptre mark, grey I.
Circa 1800.

Provenance

Sotheby´s Olympia London, 26th November 2002, lot 202.

Lot 167 Dα

Estimate:
800 € - 1.200 €

Result:
1.000 €