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    Sale 1940

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

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 516

    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, 'KRAFT UND LIEBE'

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED MONOGRAM AND SCEPTRE MARK, 275_223 AND VARIOUS CYPHERS

    Price Realised  

    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, 'KRAFT UND LIEBE'
    Late 19th/20th century, impressed monogram and sceptre mark, 275_223 and various cyphers
    Finely painted after A. Courtens, with a view emblematic of Strength and Love depicting a scantily draped nymph holding an arrow, beside a lion reclining on a plinth
    8¾ x 11 in. (22.2 x 28 cm.), unframed


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    Angelo comte de Courten, Italian, (1848-1925)

    See anonymous sales, Christie's, New York 24 October 2006, lot 16 and 25 October 2005, lot 90 and A Collection of Berlin (K.P.M.) Paintings on Porcelain, Sotheby's, London, 13 December 1989, lot 36 for similar examples.