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    Sale 1940

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 508

    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) OVAL PORTRAIT PLAQUE

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED MONOGRAM AND SCEPTRE MARK, 5A AND S, RETAILER'S LABEL FOR ERNST ARNOLD, DRESDEN, THE REVERSE SIGNED L. ECKARDT

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    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) OVAL PORTRAIT PLAQUE
    Late 19th/20th century, impressed monogram and sceptre mark, 5A and S, retailer's label for Ernst Arnold, Dresden, the reverse signed L. Eckardt
    Finely painted with a detail after Heinrich Hoffmann's 'Christ in the Temple' depicting a shoulder-length portrait of Jesus as a boy
    12 3/8 x 10 in. (31.4 x 25.4 cm.), within a carved giltwood frame


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    See anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 23 April 2004, lot 258 for an example of the full subject also by the artisan L. Eckardt.