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    Sale 2034

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

    21 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 131

    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) PATE-SUR-PATE CELADON AND GILT WHITE RECTANGULAR BOX AND COVER

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, IRON-RED ORB AND BLUE SCEPTRE MARKS, BLACK PAINTED 180/169., SIGNED WITH AN UNIDENTIFIED MONOGRAM, PERHAPS HC

    Price Realised  

    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) PATE-SUR-PATE CELADON AND GILT WHITE RECTANGULAR BOX AND COVER
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, IRON-RED ORB AND BLUE SCEPTRE MARKS, BLACK PAINTED 180/169., SIGNED WITH AN UNIDENTIFIED MONOGRAM, PERHAPS HC
    The cover finely painted and hand-tooled in white slip with two male figures in classical drapery leading a bull, within a beaded gilt surround and bands of stylized flowering vine, the sides with a band of alternating stylized flower-heads and anthemion, the interior gilt with anthemion
    4 in. (10.1 cm.) wide; 2 in. (5 cm.) high


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    For a pâte-sur-pâte plate also signed by this unidentified artist, see Christie's, New York, 25 October 2007, lot 83. Also see Bernard Bumpus, Pâte-sur-Pâte, The Art of Ceramic Relief Decoration, 1849-1992, London, 1992, p. 192 for a discussion on the monogram.