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A Berlin KPM porcelain gilt topographical portrait cabinet cup and saucer
CIRCA 1815, MARKED WITH AN UNDERGLAZE BLUE SCEPTRE
A Berlin KPM porcelain gilt topographical portrait cabinet cup and saucer Circa 1815, marked with an underglaze blue sceptre
In the neo-classical style, painted in colours, the cup decorated with the portraits in sepia of Czar Alexander I of Russia and King Friedrich Wilhelm III of Prussia within a laurel wreath underneath the inscription Heil euch im Siegerkranz, the inside gilt, with ear handle, the saucer depicting the topography of the surroundings of Leipzig, inscribed Volkerschlacht bei Leipzig am 18 u. 19 oct.
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The Battle of the Nations, near Leipzig, one of the Napoleonic battles, took place in October 1813.