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    Sale 5372

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    18 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 456

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

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED SCEPTRE AND KPM ABOVE F, GILT PAINTED DECORATOR'S MARK FOR FRANZ XAVIER THALLMAIER. MUNICH

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE BERLIN (K.P.M.) PORCELAIN RECTANGULAR PLAQUE
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED SCEPTRE AND KPM ABOVE F, GILT PAINTED DECORATOR'S MARK FOR FRANZ XAVIER THALLMAIER. MUNICH
    Painted with a nobleman presenting himself to Louis XIV in The Hall of Mirrors at Versailles.
    22 in. (55.8 cm.) x 16¼ in. (41.3 cm.)


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    The scene appears to have been adapted from Claude Guy Halle's painting "Reparation faite Louis XIV par le Doge de Gênes", showing the King receiving the Doge of Genoa at Versailles on 15th May 1685.

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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note This plaque depicts Louis XIV in The Hall of Mirrors at Versailles. The scene appears to have been adapted from Claude Guy Halle's painting "Reparation faite Louis XIV par le Doge de Gnes", showing the King receiving the Doge of Genoa at Versailles on 15th May 1685.