25 October 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 5,000
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
A VIENNA STYLE (HASS & CZJZEK) CLARET AND MAGENTA GROUND PORTRAIT CHARGER, 'DIE LAUTENSCHLÄGERIN'
Late 19th century, impressed marks for Hass & Czjsek of Schlaggenwald, Bohemia, signed O. Schröbel
Finely painted after F. A. Kaulbach. with a full-length portrait of an auburn haired beauty holding a lute in a wooded landscape before a pond, within a gilt surround set on a circular reserve enriched with vases flanked by fantastic beasts, edged by a pale-pink ribbon, the foliate scroll border interrupted by rosettes within pale-pink circlets
19½ in. (49.5 cm.) diameter
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Friedrich August von Kaulbach, German (1850-1920)
Compare anonymous sales, Christie's, New York, 26 October 2004, lot 44 and 7 March 1996, lot 78 for chargers by Haas & Czjzek of Schlaggenwald, Bohemia, the first with an identical subject.