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    Sale 2250

    The Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Greenfield Collection of Porcelain, Russian Enamels and 19th Century Decorative Art

    20 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 24

    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, DAME ALS VESTALIN

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED MONOGRAM AND SCEPTRE MARK, F AND CYPHER, INCISED 16 - 12

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    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, DAME ALS VESTALIN
    Late 19th/20th century, impressed monogram and sceptre mark, F and cypher, incised 16 - 12
    Finely painted after Kauffman with a three quarter-length portrait of a Sibyl in gray holding an oil-lamp
    16½ x 12 5/8 in. (42 x 32 cm.), within an ebonized frame enriched with gilt key pattern


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    Angelika Kauffman, Swedish (1741-1807)

    The present subject is based on the painting conserved in the Gemäldegalerie, Dresden (gal. no. 2182)