BERLIN KPM Reticulated 2-Piece Porcelain Basket Vase
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Magnificent and rare German BERLIN Koenigliche Porzellan Manufaktur "KPM" reticulated or cut out 2-piece porcelain basket vase, sugar basket also known as compote (1820 - 1830, designed by Karl Friederich Schinkel). The outer container is a white and gold basket weave in a lattice pattern and the separate inset piece/fitted interior bowl is a gorgeous powder-lapis lazuli-blue and gold recipient. Both have the iron red KPM and underglaze blue sceptre markings. The borders are expertly trimmed in heavy gold. The foot has a relief raised pearl motif in gold. Excellent condition, no cracks, no hairlines nor repairs. Overall size: H. 19.5 cm. x 14 cm. top diameter x 11.5 cm bottom diameter. The powder blue inset recipient measures 15.5 cm top diameter x H. 12 cm. x 4.5 cm bottom diameter.