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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 157

    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, 'THE HERRINGSELLER AND MAID'

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED MONOGRAM AND SCEPTRE MARK AND CYPHER, INCISED 18½ - 15½, SIGNED F. SCHMIDT.

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    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, 'THE HERRINGSELLER AND MAID'
    Late 19th/20th century, impressed monogram and sceptre mark and cypher, incised 18½ - 15½, signed F. Schmidt.
    Finely painted after G. Dou with a fishmongress and a young maiden standing in an archway, vegetables and a barrel of herring before them, identified and dated on the window ledge G. Douw 1651.
    19¼ x 16 in. (49 x 40.5 cm.), within a wood frame


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    Gerard Dou, Dutch (1613 - 1675) was the son of a glass artist and first learned to engrave and paint in this medium. He later became a pupil of Rembrandt in 1628.