• 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 154

    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED MONOGRAM AND SCEPTRE MARK AND H

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE
    Late 19th/20th century, impressed monogram and sceptre mark and H
    Finely painted in the manner of Leighton with a sea nymph seducing a fisherman at water's edge, her lyre adrift in the surf
    11 x 8¾ in. (28 x 22.2 cm.), within a giltwood frame


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    The current subject is likely based on 'The Fisherman and the Siren' by Frederic Lord Leighton, circa 1856-58.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. AND MRS. MARVIN GREENFIELD