A BERLIN (KPM) PLATE DECORATED WITH THE FOUR SEASONS

A BERLIN (KPM) PLATE DECORATED WITH THE FOUR SEASONS

Circa 1810
23.9 cm diam.
Painted Sceptre mark in blue, impressed 115, small incised triangle in foot rim

Finely painted with season flowers and fruit in triangular sections forming a Maltese cross, signed above each section with the season: Frühling, Sommer, Herbst and Winter.

The border with a string of ‘Snowball’ flowers (Hydrangea arborescens). All reserved against a raised and tooled gilt ground.

Condition:
Some surface wear and scratching to gilding

Price: £7,800