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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 145

    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED MONOGRAM AND SCEPTRE MARK AND CYPHER, INCISED 18½ - 15½, PAPER LABEL AND MARKINGS FOR FRANZ XAVER THALLMAIER, MUNICH, INDISTINCTLY SIGNED F. DEINB_____, M__

    Price Realised  

    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE
    Late 19th/20th century, impressed monogram and sceptre mark and cypher, incised 18½ - 15½, paper label and markings for Franz Xaver Thallmaier, Munich, indistinctly signed F. Deinb_____, M__
    Finely painted with Christopher Columbus standing firmly on his ship as others prostrate themselves at his feet, two men at the left hoisting a flag with the crowned initials FI for Ferdinand and Isabella
    16 x 19 3/8 in. (40.5 x 49 cm.), within a giltwood frame


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    For a plaque of the same subject entitled 'The voyage of Columbus', see Sotheby's, London, 29 September 2009, lot 323.