A BERLIN (K.P.M) PORCELAIN CLOCK CASE AND STAND LATE 19TH CENTURY
modeled by Robert Schirmer, molded with gilt-heightened rococo scrollwork and painted with sprays of pastel-shaded flowers and scattered insects, the clock case applied on the shoulder with a seated cherub, blue enamel sceptre over printed red K.P.M globe marks, script C. Jung signature.
height overall 20½ in.
This form was first modeled by Schirmer in 1885. For further reading see Franca Dietz, Die Sammlung Hassan Sabet, Blühende Zeit der KPM, Die Weichmalerei auf Berliner Porzellan, 2013, pp. 234-237, U2-U3, where two further examples are illustrated. A similar clock, lacking its stand, was sold at Doyle New York, February 24, 2010, lot 528.