A signed Royal Vienna porcelain cup and saucer

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A signed Royal Vienna porcelain cup and saucer

With original saucer. Decorated with a copy of Angelika Kauffmann's "The Youth of Bacchus". Signed "Ferstler" below the depiction. Blue "bindenschild" mark, year stamp 804, impressed numbers. Some localised wear. H cup 6, D saucer 13.6 cm.
Imperial Vienna Porcelain Manufactory under Konrad von Sorgenthal, 1804, painted by Johann Ferstler.

Provenance

Collection of Dr. Annedore Müller-Hofstede.

Literature

For the motif see cat. "Verrückt nach Angelika" Porzellan und anderes Kunsthandwerk nach Angelika Kauffmann, Düsseldorf 1998, no. 12, 19 f.
For more on this painter see Mrazek/Neuwirth, Wiener Porzellan 1718 - 1864, Vienna, undated., p. 35. Ferstler was born in St. Pölten in 1776 and began working as a figure painter at the Vienna manufactory in 1797.