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    Sale 2172

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Tapestries and Oriental Carpets

    9 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 94

    A VIENNA (LATER-DECORATED) IRIDESCENT-PLUM GROUND CABARET

    THE PORCELAIN LATE 18TH-EARLY 19TH CENTURY, BLUE BINDENSCHIELD MARK TO MOST PIECES, THE DECORATION LATER IN THE 19TH CENTURY

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    A VIENNA (LATER-DECORATED) IRIDESCENT-PLUM GROUND CABARET
    THE PORCELAIN LATE 18TH-EARLY 19TH CENTURY, BLUE BINDENSCHIELD MARK TO MOST PIECES, THE DECORATION LATER IN THE 19TH CENTURY
    The tray finely painted after Guido Reni with 'The Rape of Deianira', the other pieces painted after Angelika Kauffmann with amorous scenes, including 'Cupid's Revenge', 'The Triumph of Love' and 'Cupid's struggle with the Graces to recover his Arrows', all with a gilt border of spades centering acanthus and anthemion, comprising:
    An oval tray, 16½ in. (42 cm) long
    A teapot and cover
    A hot-milk jug and cover
    A cream jug
    A sugar-bowl and cover
    Two cups and saucers
    An 18th century tooled red leather box fitted in cream silk for a similar cabaret but not original to this service (13)


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    A tray circa 1802 with the same gilding pattern at the rim and painted by Weixlbaum with the same subject is illustrated by Wilhelm Mrazek and Waltraud Neuwirth, Wiener Porzellan, Vienna, 1971, p. 174, tafel 90, pl. 670. The painter's number '16' that appears on most pieces is recorded as that of Karl Radlmacher, a flower painter active 1819-1851.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE TWINIGHT COLLECTION (LOT 94)