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From Googlebooks First Outlines of a Dictionary of Solubilities of Chemical Substances By Frank Humphreys Storer:

I find that lead tartrate is dissolved by tartrate of ammonia.

What is the final product?

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The addition of ammonium tartrate turns lead tartrate into a water-soluble tartrato complex: \[\ce{Pb(tart) + tart^{2-} <=>> [Pb(tart)2]^2-}\]

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