A Berlin KPM porcelain plate with botanical decor

A Berlin KPM porcelain plate with botanical decor

Model no. 1113. The well decorated with a depiction of the "Borbonia crenata." plant, inscribed to the reverse with the Latin name and "Cap de bonne espérance." Bordered by a wreath of the same flower. Blue sceptre mark with pale blue dash, gilt Sm., impressed 16, incised III. D 24 cm.
1803 - 13, presumably after a motif by Pierre Jean François Turpin.

Provenance

Acquired in 2011.

Literature

Cf. Sterba, Napoléon und Joséphine - Kryptische Symbolik einer Liebe in der Dekoration eines botanischen Services für die Kaiserin, in: Keramos 194/2006, p. 73 ff.
The plate is thought to originate from the service for the French Empress Josephine.

Lot 85 Dα

Estimate:
6.000 € - 8.000 €

Result:
8.125 €