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    Sale 2037

    Important European Furniture, Ceramics, and Carpets

    21 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 251

    A BERLIN FIGURE OF HERCULES

    CIRCA 1790, BLUE SCEPTRE MARK

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BERLIN FIGURE OF HERCULES
    CIRCA 1790, BLUE SCEPTRE MARK
    The hero standing in contraposto wearing the Nemean lion skin, resting a club over one shoulder and holding a heart in his left hand
    5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, 6 June 1975, lot 836.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A SAINT LOUIS COLLECTOR (LOTS 251-252)