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A BERLIN (K.P.M.) PORCELAIN VIENNA STYLE 'JEWELED' IRIDESCENT-GREEN GROUND CIRCULAR PLAQUE, 'AUF DER FLUCHT.'
A BEVERLY HILLS BEAUX ARTS COLLECTION (LOTS 344-402) Born into a family in the antiques business for three generations, this connoisseur dealer amassed a collection that demonstrates his deep knowledge of and appreciation for works from the Belle Epoque period of the late 19th century into the early stages of Art Nouveau. Largely composed of objects from his home, the collection features many works passed down from previous generations of collectors and art advisers. The resulting group is one of great diversity, including porcelain, gilt bronze and glass objects as well as furniture from the most renowned French makers of the period, like François Linke. United by a sense of refinement, a dedication to the highest level of detail and unmistakable exuberance of style, this collection is a testament to the connoisseur's trained eye and boundless passion.
A BERLIN (K.P.M.) PORCELAIN VIENNA STYLE 'JEWELED' IRIDESCENT-GREEN GROUND CIRCULAR PLAQUE, 'AUF DER FLUCHT.'

LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED MONOGRAM AND SCEPTRE MARK AND CYPHERS, IRON-RED BEEHIVE MARK AND 8277, SIGNED S. WAGNER

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A BERLIN (K.P.M.) PORCELAIN VIENNA STYLE 'JEWELED' IRIDESCENT-GREEN GROUND CIRCULAR PLAQUE, 'AUF DER FLUCHT.'
LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED MONOGRAM AND SCEPTRE MARK AND CYPHERS, IRON-RED BEEHIVE MARK AND 8277, SIGNED S. WAGNER
Finely painted after Bisson with two classical maidens dancing, one holding a floral garland above their heads, within a turquoise enameled 'jewel' surround and a further border of alternating gilt flower-head medallions and scrollwork among trellis
16¼ in. (41.2 cm.) diameter, excluding the velvet and giltwood frame

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Edouard Bisson, French, (1856-1939) student of Gérome, is best known for his works from around 1900 that reflect the beauty of the women from La Belle Epoque. He won many awards, including a bronze medal at the Paris Exposition Universelle in 1900, and in 1908 he was made Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur.

Compare the example sold, Christie's, New York, 20 April 2010, lot 137.

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