A Berlin KPM porcelain cup and saucer with Zeus

A Berlin KPM porcelain cup and saucer with Zeus

"Konisch" model with Campana handle and original saucer. Decorated with the god Zeus and an eagle floating on a cloud above a finely painted landscape picked out in gilt. The well of the saucer painted with a heron fishing amid wetlands. Blue sceptre mark.
Circa 1800.

Provenance

Christie´s London, 1st May 2002, lot 84.

Literature

Wittwer (ed.), Raffinesse & Eleganz, Munich 2007, no. 61.

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 49 Dα

Estimate:
1.500 € - 2.000 €

Result:
5.625 €