An important Berlin KPM porcelain cup and saucer with micromosaic decor

An important Berlin KPM porcelain cup and saucer with micromosaic decor

"Glockenbecher" model with original saucer. The display side with a micromosaic depiction of the temple of Venus and Roma on the Forum Romanum, beside the handle two reserves with offering bowls in pietra dura technique. The well of the saucer with a depiction of the pyramid of Cestius framed by five hexagonal reserves with stylised pietra dura flowers. Blue sceptre mark with red dash, grey rhombus, impressed number 33, incised III.
Circa 1820.

Provenance

Acquired in 2005.

Literature

Wittwer (ed.), Raffinesse & Eleganz, Munich 2007, no. 37.

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 52 Dα

Estimate:
8.000 € - 10.000 €

Result:
10.000 €