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    Sale 2159

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

    21 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 74

    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, THE VOICES OF THE FAIRIES

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED MONOGRAM AND SCEPTRE MARK AND H, INCISED 21½ -15¾

    Price Realised  

    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, THE VOICES OF THE FAIRIES
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED MONOGRAM AND SCEPTRE MARK AND H, INCISED 21½ -15¾
    Finely painted after Bodenhausen with a maiden seated on a hillside before a tree, her hand raised to her temple as an owl lifts its wings in flight
    21½ in. x 16 in. (54.5 x 40.7 cm.), within a giltwood frame


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    Baron Cuno von Bodenhausen (b. Witzenhausen 1852) was part of the Munich Academy.

    The present subject was inspired by a German fairy tale. See Christie's, New York, 31 October 2000, lot 70.

    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the date on this plaque should read LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY.