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    Sale 1940

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

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 517

    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, KISS OF THE WAVE

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED MONOGRAM AND SCEPTRE MARK, 275_223 AND VARIOUS CYPHERS, SIGNED M. EICHORN

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    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, KISS OF THE WAVE
    Late 19th century, impressed monogram and sceptre mark, 275_223 and various cyphers, signed M. Eichorn
    Finely painted after G. Wertheimer with a shipwrecked sailor being kissed by an alluring siren in a storm-tossed sea
    8¾ x 11¼ in. (22.2 x 28.5 cm.), within a gilt enriched veneered wood frame


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    Gustav Wertheimer, Austrian (1847-1902) is noted as a painter in the Romantic style. Cf. anonymous sales, Christie's, New York, 27 October 1998, lot 30 and 24 April, 2002, lot 294 for examples of this subject.