Sale 21BG01 | Lot 28

Berlin (Wegley) White Porcelain Teacup and Saucer

Catalogue: The Sarah Belk Gambrell Collection of European Porcelain

Lot Details

Lot 28
Berlin (Wegley) White Porcelain Teacup and Saucer
Circa 1751-57, blue 'W' marks, impressed numerals and cypher
The shallow hemispheric cup with angular crabstock branch handle, the exterior molded with conjoined long stem flowers in the blanc de chine style, the saucer exterior with four similar floral clusters.
Height of cup 1 3/4 inches, width 4 inches, diameter of saucer 5 1/2 inches.

Provenance:
The Wetmore Estate, Newport, RI.
Parke-Bernet Galleries, 16-18 September 1969, lot 801.

In 1751, Wilhelm Caspar Wegely was granted the royal privilege to establish a porcelain manufactory in Berlin, the forerunner of Berlin (K.P.M.). At that time, Frederick II of Prussia guaranteed him an advantage by granting him exemption from duties for the import of essential materials.


C Estate of Sarah Belk Gambrell

Estimate: $500 - $800

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Overall lovely condition, minor kiln pit to saucer and small abrasion on handle, in the making.


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Catalogue Info

The Sarah Belk Gambrell Collection of European Porcelain

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