21 April 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 8,125
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, ECHO
Late 19th/20th century, impressed monogram and sceptre mark, h, 330 200 and cypher, signed Meinelt
Finely painted with a three-quarter length portrait of a brunette beauty in a classically draped burgundy dress, one hand to her ear, mountains in the distance
12¾ x 7¾ in. (32.4 x 19.7 cm.), within a giltwood and gesso frame
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Carl Meinelt was active as a watercolorist and painter on porcelain in Bamberg (1852-1886) and recorded as a bronze medal winner at the International Exhibition, London, 1862. Compare Christie's, New York, 11 April 2007, Lot 159.
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