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    Sale 2034

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    21 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 108

    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, CHRIST IN THE TEMPLE

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED MONOGRAM AND SCEPTRE MARK, H AND W, INCISED 18½ - 15½, SIGNED H. KEISEL

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    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, CHRIST IN THE TEMPLE
    Late 19th/20th century, impressed monogram and sceptre mark, H and W, incised 18½ - 15½, signed H. Keisel
    Finely painted after Heinrich Hoffmann, with a youthful Christ standing in the Temple discussing the scriptures with five robed Elders
    14¼ x 19¼ in. (36.2 x 48.8 cm.), within a carved giltwood frame


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    Depicting Christ, at the age of twelve, in The Temple at Jerusalem surrounded by several doctors or Rabbis, the scene is also referred to as the 'Dispute in The Temple' or 'Christ among the Doctors.' Cf. Christie's, New York, 23 April 2004, lot 258.

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