A Berlin KPM porcelain plate with a view of Prince Radziwill's Palace in Berlin

A Berlin KPM porcelain plate with a view of Prince Radziwill's Palace in Berlin

Model no. 1084. The well decorated with a view of the building, labelled to the reverse "Das Palais des Fürsten Radzivil in Berlin." and bordered by a Neoclassical frieze of lotus and laurel. Blue sceptre mark, red 156., impressed numbers, incised II. D 24.8 cm.
Circa 1820.

The palace on Wilhelmstr. 77 was designed and built by Carl Friedrich Richter in 1738/39. It was originally the Berlin residence of Prince Antoni Henryk Radziwill (1775 - 1833), a Polish politician and diplomat. It was acquired by the Prussian state in 1869 and transformed into the Imperial Chancellery by Otto von Bismarck.

Provenance

Collection of Dr. Heinrich Vetter, Mannheim.
Lempertz Cologne auction 845, 14th November 2003, lot 14.
Acquired in 2009 from Ulrich Gronert, Berlin.

Lot 99 Dα

Estimate:
3.000 € - 4.000 €

Result:
6.250 €