A Vienna porcelain allegorical cup and saucer with an elephant

A Vienna porcelain allegorical cup and saucer with an elephant - image-1
A Vienna porcelain allegorical cup and saucer with an elephant - image-1

A Vienna porcelain allegorical cup and saucer with an elephant

Of cylindrical form with angular handle and original saucer. Decorated with an elephant on a landscape base, inscribed to the upper right "la Magnamité". The saucer with a lady killing a dragon inscribed "l´Activité vertueux". Blue "bindenschild" mark, year stamp 801, dreher's number 39.
Vienna, Imperial porcelain manufactory under Konrad von Sorgenthal, fired 1801, decorated soon after.

Provenance

Bonhams London, 9th December 2011, lot 274.

Literature

An identical cup and saucer, also fired in 1801, in cat.: 300 Jahre Wiener Porzellanmanufaktur, Stuttgart 2018, p. 189.

Lot 21 Dα

Estimate:
3.000 € - 4.000 €

Result:
3.750 €