A SET OF SILVER-GILT MOUNTED PORCELAIN FLATWARE FROM THE CATHERINE THE GREAT BERLIN DESSERT SERVICE

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ROYAL PORCELAIN FACTORY (K.P.M.), BERLIN, 1770-1772

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A SET OF SILVER-GILT MOUNTED PORCELAIN FLATWARE FROM THE CATHERINE THE GREAT BERLIN DESSERT SERVICE
ROYAL PORCELAIN FACTORY (K.P.M.), BERLIN, 1770-1772
Comprising six knives, six tablespoons and five forks, each porcelain handle gilt-decorated and molded with acanthus leaves, each side painted with military encampment scenes, within gilt rocaille scroll borders, the lower section centering a pair of green swags, apparently unmarked, in a later fitted case
The knives 10¼ in. (26 cm.) long (17)