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    Sale 7549

    British and Continental Ceramics and Glass

    18 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 147

    TWO BERLIN PLATES FROM PRUSSIAN ROYAL SERVICES

    CIRCA 1782 AND CIRCA 1820, THE FIRST WITH BLUE SCEPTRE MARK, THE SECOND WITH BLUE SCEPTRE MARK FLANKED BY BROWN DOTS ORANGE DASH MARK

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    TWO BERLIN PLATES FROM PRUSSIAN ROYAL SERVICES
    CIRCA 1782 AND CIRCA 1820, THE FIRST WITH BLUE SCEPTRE MARK, THE SECOND WITH BLUE SCEPTRE MARK FLANKED BY BROWN DOTS ORANGE DASH MARK
    The first from a table service made for Frederick the Great, the centre painted in puce camaïeu with a bouquet of flowers within a flower garland border suspended from a band of gilt diaper decoration (broken across and with section of rim broken and repaired and with associated chipping, restored chip to rim); the second a replacement for Frederick the Great's table service for Schloss Charlottenburg, the centre painted with pink roses beside an upturned basket of flowers within a border of blue flower-sprays suspended from gilt scrolls and feuilles-de-choux, gilt line rim (slight wear)
    9 5/8 in. (24.5 cm.) wide and 9¾ in. (24.8 cm.) wide (2)


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    The tray from the same service as the first plate is in Schloss Köpenick and is illustrated by Erich Köllmann and Margarete Jarchow, Berliner Porzellan (Munich, 1987), p. 448, no. 290. For a plate from the same service as the second example see Erich Köllman and Margarete Jarchow, ibid. (Munich, 1987), p. 444, no. 279.

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