• 19th Century Furniture, Sculpt auction at Christies

    Sale 2210

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

    20 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 153

    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, 'WELLENKUSS'

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED MONOGRAM AND SCEPTRE MARK, H, CYPHER AND 275 223, SIGNED WAGNER

    Price Realised  

    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, 'WELLENKUSS'
    Late 19th/20th century, impressed monogram and sceptre mark, h, cypher and 275 223, signed Wagner
    Finely painted after Wertheimer with 'The Kiss of the Wave' depicting a shipwrecked sailor being kissed by an alluring siren in a storm-tossed sea
    8¾ x 10 7/8 in. (22.1 x 27.5 cm.), within a giltwood frame


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    Gustav Wertheimer, Austrian (1847-1902).