A Berlin KPM porcelain plate made for Frederick III.

A Berlin KPM porcelain plate made for Frederick III. - image-1
A Berlin KPM porcelain plate made for Frederick III. - image-1

A Berlin KPM porcelain plate made for Frederick III.

Decor after the 2nd Potsdam service with silver scale pattern and floral swags on a pale green ground. Blue sceptre mark, black imperial orb mark, gold painter's mark, impressed numbers. Diameter 26 cm.
1883.

For the Crown Prince and Princess' silver wedding anniversary on 25th January 1883, 14 Prussian citys presented the couple with a fully furnished dining room for their palace. This present included a dinner service encompassing over 400 pieces, for which Adolf Menzel supplied numerous designs.

Literature

Cf. the article: "Verschenk, vererbt versteigert, verkauft", Keramos 221/2013, p. 21 ff. for the dinner service which the later Frederick III and Crown Princess Victoria received on occasion of their silver wedding anniversary. A dinner plate from the service and the historic predecessor illus. on p. 23.

Lot 341 Dα

Estimate:
4.000 € - 5.000 €

Result: u. R.
3.500 €