• 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 159

    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, DIE FAGD NACH DEM GLUCK

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED MONOGRAM AND SCEPTRE MARK, H AND CYPHER, 407 268, SIGNED WAGNER

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    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, DIE FAGD NACH DEM GLUCK
    Late 19th/20th century, impressed monogram and sceptre mark, h and cypher, 407 268, signed Wagner
    Finely painted after Henneberg with a view emblematic of Avarice depicted as a horseman pursuing Fortune closely followed by Death, the body of a brunette maiden in a white gown at the right end of the bridge below the horse's hooves, mad Ludwig's Neuschwanstein Castle at the far left
    10¼ x 16¼ in. (26 x 41.2 cm.), within a black lacquer and giltwood frame


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    Rudolph-Friedrich-August Henneberg, Brunswick (1862 - 1876). A member of the Academy of Berlin, Henneberg had considerable success in Vienna and Paris - most notably at the Paris Universelle Exposition of 1878.