A Berlin KPM porcelain cup with micromosaic birds

A Berlin KPM porcelain cup with micromosaic birds

With original saucer. Decorated with four reserves painted with Continental birds in micromosaic technique alternating with four reserves depicting Roman offering bowls in pietra dura. Blue sceptre mark, impressed marks.
Circa 1817.

Provenance

Christie´s London, 24th February 2003, lot 135.

Literature

Wittwer (ed.), Raffinesse & Eleganz, Munich 2007, no. 25.

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 47 Dα

Estimate:
2.000 € - 3.000 €