Around 1790, peter biron, duke of kurland, commissioned a table service from kpm. Following on from courtly rococo with its shells and tendrils, around 1770 the predominant style drew its inspiration from classical antiquity. A service in a strict classic form was the result: dinner service with classical edge it pays homage to the ideals of the classical world austerity and symme – try merge in a timeless form. Kurland blanc nouveau” presents an adapted version of the relief used for the successful “kurland from kpm. In this new design, the distinct antique border of matt bisque porcelain looks particularly effective. The interplay of glazed shiny surfaces with matt bisque porcelain is not only an optical but also a haptic experience. The three pieces have the high glaze finish with the decorated bisque relief border of embossed beads, swags and tassels. Light signs of previous use, ownership needs to be taken into consideration – “like new” condition – was a display set in a store – free of any signs of use – stains, utensil marks to the surface glaze, chips or restoration. Sticker price tag on back of two pieces. The kpm and blue sceptre mark on the underside of the pieces. A perfect – elegant – formal porcelain pieces to add to your collection at home. This item is made of porcelain and high glaze finish, blue kpm mark, embossed border, tassels, beads, swags, bisque relief border, sceptre mark.