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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 148

    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, THE PIE EATERS

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED MONOGRAM AND SCEPTRE MARK, H AND CYPHER, INCISED 16 - 12, SIGNED C.(ARL) M(EINE)LT., PARTIAL PAPER LABEL FOR FRANZ XAVER THALLMAIER

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    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, THE PIE EATERS
    Late 19th/20th century, impressed monogram and sceptre mark, H and cypher, incised 16 - 12, signed C.(arl) M(eine)lt., partial paper label for Franz Xaver Thallmaier
    Finely painted after Murillo with two Neapolitan urchins eating a meat pie, a basket of fruit and a hound at their feet
    16 5/8 x 12 3/8 in. (42 x 31.5 cm.), within an ornate giltwood frame


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    Carl Meinelt was active as a watercolorist and painter on porcelain in Bamberg between 1852 and 1886.

    Bartolomé-Esteban Murillo, Spanish (1618-1682)