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    Sale 1940

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 480

    A LARGE VIENNA STYLE BURGUNDY-BANDED GOLD-GROUND PORTRAIT LARGE PLATE, 'REMBRANDT. SELBSPORTRAIT.'

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY, BLUE BEEHIVE MARK

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    A LARGE VIENNA STYLE BURGUNDY-BANDED GOLD-GROUND PORTRAIT LARGE PLATE, 'REMBRANDT. SELBSPORTRAIT.'
    Early 19th century, blue beehive mark
    Finely painted after Rembrandt with his self-portrait, the border enriched with a foliate blue rinceau interrupted by rosettes within beaded circlets, the border with further scrollwork
    13¾ in. (35 cm.) diameter


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    Inscribed on the reverse as based on a picture in 'K.K. Belvedere in Wien'