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 "Haemanthus coccineus.", inscribed to the reverse with the Latin name and "Cap de bonne espérance." Bordered by a wreath of prickly pears. Blue sceptre mark with pale blue dash, impressed 16 and III. D 24.3 cm.
1803 - 13.

Provenance

Acquired in 2011.

Literature

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

Lot 87 Dα

Estimate:
3.000 € - 4.000 €

Result:
4.500 €