A Vienna porcelain cup and saucer with birdcage decor

A Vienna porcelain cup and saucer with birdcage decor

Of cylindrical form with scroll handle and original saucer. Decorated with Continental birds, foliage and a cloudy sky behind gilt trelliswork. Blue "bindenschild" mark, year stamp 818 and 816, dreher's numbers 36 and 27. A rim chip to the underside of the saucer.
Vienna, Imperial porcelain manufactory under Matthias Niedermayer, fired 1816 and 1818, decorated soon after.

Provenance

Christie´s London, 3rd June 1996, lot 356.

Literature

Wittwer (ed.), Raffinesse & Eleganz, Munich 2007, no. 90.

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 29 Dα

Estimate:
3.000 € - 4.000 €

Result:
6.875 €