A Berlin KPM porcelain plate with the arms of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

A Berlin KPM porcelain plate with the arms of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

"Antikglatt" model. The well decorated with a crowned coat-of-arms supported by a black bull and a golden griffon, surrounded by the chain of the Order of the Black Eagle. The golden bracket entiwined with oak leaves and strelitzia above a blue banderole that reads "THUE RECHT UND SCHEUE NIEMAND". Bordered by gilt stripes and a strelitzia wreath on lapis lazuli ground. Blue sceptre mark, red imperial orb mark, blue painter's mark, impressed 17, incised II. D 24 cm.
Circa 1832 - 37.

This soup bowl comes from the service made for Grand Duke Georg Friedrich von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1799 - 1860), who was married to Marie Landgräfin von Hessen-Kassel. Georg Friedrich was the brother of Queen Marie Luise of Prusia. The strelitzia flower was named after Princess Charlotte Sophia von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744 - 1818).

Provenance

From the collection of H. and G. Rohloff, Berlin.
Christie´s London, 8th October 2002, lot 267.

Literature

Cf. Köllmann/Jarchow, vol. II, Munich 1987, no. 328.

Lot 97 Dα

Estimate:
2.000 € - 3.000 €

Result:
3.000 €