Berlin KPM: A very fine cup & saucer exquisitely painted with Watteau scenes in puce camaieu.
Date: Circa 1870
Condition: The cup & saucer are in superb condition without any damage, cracks, chips or restoration. The painted Watteauesque scenes are also in superb condition, as is the gilding. Please note Pfennig mark ground out.
Size: The cup is 7cm tall & 7cm across the rim, the saucer is 13.5cm across.
Stock Number: OWA1793
A very fine Berlin Porcelain cup & saucer exquisitely painted with Watteau scenes in puce camaieu. The rims with festooned floral garlands. Part of the marks on both pieces have been ground down and covered with a decorators wreath. Both the scene and border are known to have been produced by Berlin in the 18th century. Marks are often obliterated when the porcelain is decorated by hausemalers (blank porcelain purchased by private decorating studios from outside the factory), or for political /histoical reasons. The oblitorated marks for 1849-70 period. The cup is 7cm tall & 7cm across the rim, the saucer is 13.5cm across.
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