Live Auction

The March 2023 Auctions: Day 1

Thu, Mar 16, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 143

KPM Meissen 'Mercury' Porcelain Candelabrum Inkstand, C. 1870, H 14'' W 12'' Depth 8''

Estimate: $500 - $1,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $5
$30 $10
$100 $25
$400 $50
$900 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$150,000 $10,000
Offers Mercury, cupid and a rooster on the base with two arm candelabras. Ink pot with cover and sander with cover flank notions box. The accoutrements are marked with the KPM mark and cobalt saber under glaze to the undersides.


When viewed under UV light, skillful conservation efforts fluoresced to both stems supporting the candle cups. Otherwise, no losses or visible abrasions observed. Please note all lots show signs of wear commensurate with age and use, and the lack of a statement regarding condition does not imply the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from defects or the effects of aging. Unless otherwise stated, all information provided is the opinion of DuMouchelles specialists. Should you have any additional questions regarding the condition of this lot, please email conditions@dumouchelles.com.