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    Sale 1940

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

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 478

    THREE VIENNA STYLE IRIDESCENT-GROUND CABINET PLATES

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, THE FIRST WITH A CROWNED PF MONOGRAM FOR FRAUREUTH, SIGNED WAGNER; THE SECOND WITH A BLUE BEEHIVE AND MARKS FOR HUTSCHENREUTHER, DECORATOR'S BMP CASTLE MARK FOR BUCKAU; AND THE THIRD WITH A BLUE BEEHIVE MARK, SIGNED WAGNER, ALL WITH VARIOUS CYPHERS

    Price Realised  

    THREE VIENNA STYLE IRIDESCENT-GROUND CABINET PLATES
    Late 19th/20th century, the first with a crowned PF monogram for Fraureuth, signed Wagner; the second with a blue beehive and marks for Hutschenreuther, decorator's BMP castle mark for Buckau; and the third with a blue beehive mark, signed Wagner, all with various cyphers
    Each variantly enriched border in the Art Nouveau taste, the first finely painted with 'Dës Perlenfischers Fraun' or the 'Pearl Fisherman's Dream'; the second with a bust-length portrait of a blonde beauty; and the third after Gustav Wertheimer's 'Welenkuss' or 'Kiss of the Wave'
    9¾ in. (24.7 cm.) diameter, approximately (3)


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    Gustav Wertheimer (1847 - 1902) was an Austrian painter in the Romantic style.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PARISIAN FAMILY (LOTS 478-506)