Antique KPM porcelain Plaque of Lady & Her Babby
KPM Porcelain Plaque Depicting a Woman and Her Baby. The plaque depicts a woman gazing by the window, with a child in her arm. This scene of motherhood is rendered with crisp precision and vivid colors characteristic of KPM porcelain, perhaps implying a stylistic reference to pre-Raphaelite paintings, showing all of the typical fittings of a late 19th century Renaissance Revival parlor with a Persian rug, and trailing vines by a window of bubble glass. In the lower left corner. The plaque is in very good condition throughout with no evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations. Very GOOD CONDITION - The Picture is little beat distorted when i took it - But the plaque is in rectangle Shape. KPM marks and inscription on reverse. Porcelain at that time was specialized enough as an industry that it became an item of luxury, often given as gifts to noble families. The goal of the factory was to have higher standards of quality than the Meissen factory, and so with Frederick the Greats power came strides in efficiency, stable wages and subsidized health plans for its many workers, without the use of child labor. One of the most famous dinner services was given to the Duke of Wellington as a gift, and can be seen in Apsley House today in London.
In the late 19th century KPM plaques were often decorated with Biblical or mythological scenes, rendered with copies of well-known paintings by Old Masters, including da Vinci, Rubens and Murillo, and also with scenes depicting women in dishabille or repose. One the KPMs best known painters, Ludwig Sturm, went on to work for Meissen and eventually became Artistic Director of their Manufactory. Artists signatures in general do not always contribute to a plaque with the highest value though. Typically, the stylistic execution of a plaque and the quality of the painting and subject matter often have more to do with determining the value of a KPM plaque than any signature.
KPM plaques with many of the subjects noted above have been collectible on the market in recent years, much as they were prized in the later Victorian and turn-of-the-century period. 24 hours a day , seven days a week. Please follow the instructions below carefully before returning items. All parts, pieces and printed materials must be in their original packaging.
The item "Antique KPM porcelain Plaque of Lady & Her Babby" is in sale since Wednesday, May 29, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Figurines". The seller is "shats09" and is located in Israel. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Primary Material: porcelain
- Style: belle epoke
- Age: 1900-1940
- Maker: meissen
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Country/Region of Origin: germany