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    Sale 1940

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

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 486

    TWO VIENNA (OUTSIDE-DECORATED) BLUE-BANDED GOLD-GROUND SQUARE DISHES

    THE PORCELAIN WITH IMPRESSED DATE CODES FOR (1)810, BLUE BINDENSCHILD MARKS AND PRESSMARKEN S, THE DECORATION PROBABLY LATER

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    TWO VIENNA (OUTSIDE-DECORATED) BLUE-BANDED GOLD-GROUND SQUARE DISHES
    The porcelain with impressed date codes for (1)810, blue Bindenschild marks and Pressmarken S, the decoration probably later
    Finely painted with either Suzanne et les Vieillards or with Achilles encamped, the border with a raised gilt rinceau within pale blue bands, each corner decorated en grisaille with a medallion of either a winged mythic grotesque or a putto
    9½ (24 cm.) wide; 10 7/8 in. (27.5 cm.) diagonal (2)


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    The subject of Suzanne and the Old Men is considered apocryphal by some, but is included in the Book of Daniel (Dan 13, 19-24) by the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches. See Wilhelm Mrazek and Waltraud Neuwirth, Wiener Porzellan 1718 - 1864, Vienna, 1970, Farbtaf. XVI, cat. no. 686 for a similar charger dated 1909.