A large Berlin KPM oval porcelain platter from the second order of the dinner service for Berlin Palace

A large Berlin KPM oval porcelain platter from the second order of the dinner service for Berlin Palace

Model no. 189. Decorated with finely painted bouquets, insects, and gilt tendril borders. Blue sceptre mark, pressnummer 22, incised III. Minimal wear to the gilding. H 29.3, W 39.2 cm.
1773.

The invoices in Friedrich II's royal coffers contain an entry from 23rd March 1773 listing the second order of a dinner service "painted with naturalistic flowers and insects alongside a gilt foliate border" intended for Berlin Palace.

Literature

This order listed in the archival tables in: Lenz, Berliner Porzellan, Berlin 1913, vol. I, p. 16.
A dessert plate from this service illus. in cat.: Berliner Porzellan, Münster 2006, no. 60.

Lot 169 Dα

Estimate:
2.000 € - 3.000 €

Result:
2.000 €