10 - 11 December 2003
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
A large Berlin KPM white porcelain two-handled flower-encrusted presentation vase
1890-1895, marked with a sceptre in underglaze blue
In the Rococo Revival style, the ovoid body applied with scrolls in relief, the handles modelled as large scantily clad plump putti rising from a flower bunch and holding a posy, the circular pedestal base applied with rocailles
90 cm. high
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See E. Kölmann & M. Jarchow, Berliner Porzellan, München, 1987, ill. 107, p. 183, for related objects produced for the Fürstliches Residenzschloss, Detmold.
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