Antique KPM porcelain plaque depicting the Battle of Corinth

By KPM, Konigliche Porzellan-Manufaktur (German, founded 1763)

£9,500

This stunning antique porcelain plaque illustrates an imagined scene from the battle of Corinth, the result of which secured Roman dominion of Greece.

 

Questions about this piece?

Description

The rectangular porcelain plaque is set within a giltwood frame and titled on the back 'Carthago et Corinthus Delentz Aemilianus erobert u zerstoert Carthago 146v.Chr' as well as bearing KPM porcelain manufacturers marks. The plaque depicts a street scene from the Battle of Corinth showing tumbled columns, broken and flaming buildings as men on horseback engage in an action-packed battle.

The Battle of Corinth was a battle fought between the Roman Republic and the Greek city-state of Corinth and its allies in the Achaean League in 146 BC, that resulted in the complete destruction of Corinth and the death or slavery of all of its citizens. This battle marked the beginning of the period of Roman domination in Greek history.

Plaque: height 18.5 cm, width 25.5 cm
Frame: height 37 cm, width 44 cm

Details

Artist / Maker
By KPM, Konigliche Porzellan-Manufaktur (German, founded 1763)
Country of Origin
German
Date of Manufacture
c. 1880
Period
19th Century
Style
Classical, Militaria / Military, Neoclassical, Urban Views / Townscapes
Material
Porcelain
Colour
Gold, Multi-coloured

Dimensions

Height
37 cm / 14.6 inches
Width
44 cm / 17.3 inches
Depth
4 cm / 1.6 inches

Reference:
009181

Free International Shipping

This item qualifies for free international shipping, inclusive of professional packing and insurance.
Terms and conditions apply.