Estimated value: 1200-1500 GBP
Designed by Architects
Sales date: 2003-10-08
Lot number: 30
Henry van de Velde
Designed 1903, manufactured by Meissen, porcelain with gold whiplash decoration.
101⁄2in. (27.8cm.) diameter
Impressed designer's monogram and model number B1, sword mark in blue underglaze.
The retail price for the gold-decorated service was approximately double that of the blue-decorated service.
Lit: Karl H. Bröhan (ed.), Porzellan Kunst und Design 1889-1939, von Jugenstijl zum Funktionalismus, Berlin, 1993, Vol. V3, p.59, pl. 27 (the design illustrated)