Gorgeous and rare set of 6 Berlin KPM Porcelain Fruit Plates. Each plate features hand painted raised molded gilt rim and fruit/nuts image in the middle. These plates in beautiful mint condition. Produced in late 19/early 20th century, each plate is signed with the makers mark (blue sceptre and iron-red orb marks to all, a few with maltese cross and various impressed and painted marks). Each Plate measues about 7 3/4 diameter.
KPM stands for "Königliche Porzellan-Manufaktur" Berlin, which translates to Royal Porcelain Factory in Berlin. The company was founded in 1763 by Frederick II of Prussia. Frederick II highly regarded the factorys white gold, fine porcelain similar to high-quality chinese porcelain. He granted the company the use of the royal scepter as its emblem.
He also commissioned many KPM porcelain objects to be made in the Rococo style for his palace. From the companys founding in 1763 to the abdication of Emperor William II in 1918, KPM was owned by seven kings and emperors. KPM porcelain made during this period reflects not only the fashions of the time but also Prussian royal taste.The item "6 Berlin KPM Porcelain Fruit Plates Raised Gilt, Fruit Theme, Antique 7.5" is in sale since Wednesday, June 12, 2019. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\KPM". The seller is "allat77" and is located in Arlington, Virginia. This item can be shipped to United States.