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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 58

    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, 'FISCHEND AMOR'

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED MONOGRAM AND SCEPTRE MARK, SIGNED R. DITTRICH

    Price Realised  

    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, 'FISCHEND AMOR'
    Late 19th/20th century, impressed monogram and sceptre mark, signed R. Dittrich
    Finely painted after E. Munier with Cupid and another putto using his bow to fish his quiver of arrows from a pond
    6½ x 9 3/8 in. (16 x 24 cm.), within a red velvet and giltwood frame


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    Émile Munier, French (1810-1895)

    This subject is recorded as Le Sauvetage (The Rescue), 1894 and was exhibited at The Paris Salon of that year (no. 1363). See Christie's, New York, 2 May 2001, lot 31.

    R. Dittrich is recorded as a porcelain decorator located in Vienna.