Lot 877. 40-TEILIGES KAFFEE- UND MOKKASERVICE 'FLORA DANICA'

Starting price:€ 17 000
Auction date:16.03.2018   11:00
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Lot 87740-TEILIGES KAFFEE- UND MOKKASERVICE 'FLORA DANICA'
JOHANN CHRISTOPH BAYER 1738 - 1812 40-PIECE COFFEE - AND mocha service 'FLORA DANICA Denmark, Royal Copenhagen, 2. Half of the 20. Century porcelain, polychrome painting, staffage gold. D. to 22.3 cm (large plate) and h. up to 7.8 cm (sugar bowl with lid). Underglaze green manufacture mark, underglaze blue wave mark, painter and model number, in the bottom bez. with the Botanical name. 12 coffee cups with saucers, 6 mocha cups with saucer, 6 dessert plates, 6 medium-sized dessert plates, 5 small Dessert dish, 2 small serving platter, 1 milk jug, 1 sugar bowl, 1 oval bowl with Asthenkel. Flora Danica is still regarded as one of the most expensive and most exclusive Porcelain designs. As a template of the service decorations of the in 1753 by Georg Christian Oeder, the Royal Professor and Director of the Botanical garden in Copenhagen, started Botanical panel factory, in a large part of the Danish Flora is on copper engravings pictured. In 1790 the Danish crown Prince and later king Frederick VI ordered the Royal Copenhagen porcelain manufactory Royal Copenhagen' a dinner service with motifs of the Flora Danica as a gift for the Russian Empress Catherine the Great. From 1790 to 1802 was on the execution of the service parts. Since Catherine the Great in 1796 who died remained in the Service in the possession of the king, and was used in 1803, for the first time for his birthday Banquet. On the occasion of the wedding of Princess Alexandra and the Prince of Wales, later British king Edward VII, in 1863, the Service has been re-issued and fixed in the pattern catalogue of the porcelain manufactory. The original Service consisted of 1802 pieces, of which about 1500 remaining pieces are aufgetafelt up today at the state banquets in the castle of Christiansborg. Literature: 1. Choice. A Mocha saucer min. best. Rhenish Private Collection. Choice

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