20 October 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 62,500
Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000
A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE
Late 19th century, impressed monogram and sceptre mark and cypher, incised 25 - 20, signed F. Schmidt
Finely painted with a young man playing the violin before a rocky ledge, a sleeping maiden and a hat full of grapes at his feet, a tambourine in the foreground
24½ x 20½ in. (62.5 x 52 cm.), within a giltwood frame
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For an example entitled 'Music Hath Charms' see The Estate of Robert Hecht, Christie's, New York, 11 October 1988, lot 271.
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