A Berlin KPM porcelain dinner plate from the first order of the dinner service for Berlin Palace

A Berlin KPM porcelain dinner plate from the first order of the dinner service for Berlin Palace

Model no. 189. Decorated with bouquets, insects, and trailing gilt foliage. Blue sceptre mark, gold painter's mark ., impressed + K 3. Some localised wear to the gilding. D 25.5 cm.
1768.

In January and February 1786, Friedrich II commissioned his manufactory with the production of a large service for Berlin Palace. He requested it to be "colourfully painted with naturalistic flowers and a few insects alongside a gilt border". The service was delivered the same year.

Literature

This order is listed in the archival tables in: Lenz, Berliner Porzellan, Berlin 1913, vol. I, p. 15.

Lot 165 Dα

Estimate:
800 € - 1.000 €

Result:
875 €