542 Pair of Royal Porcelain Factory Berlin KPM Large Urn Jars Circa 1840

A finely hand painted and gilded pair of German KPM Royal Berlin Porcelain Factory large lidded urn jars in excellent condition.

They were made by the Koniglichen Porzellan Manufactur of white porcelain with a reeded body and bordered by gilt beaded edges.They are of ovoid form with ribbed moulding, surmounted by Eagles on doomed covers. The bodies are hand painted with 'Watteau' scenes of couples in romantic garden settings. The hand painted scenes are enclosed within a gilt laurel wreath on a ground painted with sprays of summer flowers.
The quality and detail of the painting is extremely good. There is no damage to either of the urn jars. The bases of both urns have the maker’s marks of the sceptre The marks confirm the period to be 1837 – 1844.


The Koniglich Porcelan Manefaktur (KPM) was created by Frederick the Great when he bought Johann Ernst Gotzkowsky's factory in 1763.

Height 13.25" (34cm) Max Diam 7" (18cm)  €1890