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    Sale 2250

    The Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Greenfield Collection of Porcelain, Russian Enamels and 19th Century Decorative Art

    20 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 41

    A DRESDEN RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, LA CHOCOLATIER

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, ABRADED IMPRESSED NUMBERS, RETAILER'S PAPER LABEL FOR B. WORMS, PARIS

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    A DRESDEN RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, LA CHOCOLATIER
    Late 19th/20th century, abraded impressed numbers, retailer's paper label for B. Worms, Paris
    Finely painted after Liotard with a servant girl wearing an ochre bodice, long white apron, grey skirt and pink frill cap, holding a tray with a glass and a chocolate cup
    12½ x 8 3/8 in. (32 x 22 cm.), within a giltwood frame


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    Jean Etienne Liotard, French (1702-1789)

    The present subject is after the painting completed in Vienna circa 1743-1745 and now in the Gemäldegalerie, Dresden (gal. no. P 161).