• 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 177

    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE OF A MOTHER AND CHILD

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED MONOGRAM AND SCEPTRE MARK, AND W, INCISED 35 - 50 L, SIGNED J. JOBARD 1878

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    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE OF A MOTHER AND CHILD
    Late 19th century, impressed monogram and sceptre mark, and W, incised 35 - 50 l, signed J. Jobard 1878
    Finely painted with a kneeling Neapolitan beauty holding a child before a baptismal font, a rosary in her left hand
    20 x 13 7/8 in. (50.7 x 35.2 cm.), within a giltwood frame


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    Hippolyte-Henri Jobard, called Job, and his sister Clémence-Jeanne were both known to have painted on ceramics and to have exhibited at the annual Paris Solons, circa 1878-1880.