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    Sale 2159

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

    21 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 93

    A VIENNA STYLE BURGUNDY AND GOLD GROUND CHARGER, 'MALEREI'

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE BEEHIVE MARK, IMPRESSED 98 OR 86 AND CYPHER, SIGNED PICK.

    Price Realised  

    A VIENNA STYLE BURGUNDY AND GOLD GROUND CHARGER, 'MALEREI'
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE BEEHIVE MARK, IMPRESSED 98 OR 86 AND CYPHER, SIGNED PICK.
    Painted after Kaulbach with a muse emblematic of the arts, a brush and palette in hand, attended by putti in flight, within a band of alternating salmon-ground medallions and foliate scrollwork
    19½ in. (49.5 cm.) diameter, within a black velvet and giltwood frame


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    Wilhelm von Kaulbach, German (1805-1874)