A Vienna porcelain plate with a red horseman

A Vienna porcelain plate with a red horseman

Decorated to the centre with a classical figure carrying an amphora on a galloping horse. Bordered by a gilt meander pattern and bi-coloured gilt foliage on coloured ground. Blue "bindenschild" mark, red 7., year stamp 96, dreher's number 5 . D 24.2 cm.
Vienna, Imperial porcelain manufactory under Konrad von Sorgenthal, fired in 1796, painted by Josef Ockowalsky.

Provenance

Sotheby´s Zurich, 7th December 1994, lot 178.

Literature

Wittwer (ed.), Raffinesse & Eleganz, Munich 2007, no. 48.
Lehner-Jobst discovered that this design is based on a copperplate engraving by Marco Carloni after a drawing by Franciszek Smuglewicz which is illustrated on page 66 of the two volume work "Vestigia dell Terme die Tito e loro interne pitture", published in Rome by Ludovico Mirri in 1776 - 78. The prototype can today be found in the collection of the MAK in Vienna (inv. no. KI 940-2).

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 42 Dα

Estimate:
3.000 € - 4.000 €

Result:
4.000 €