20 October 2009
This lot is offered without a reserve
A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE
Late 19th/20th century, impressed monogram and sceptre mark and cypher, signed M.
Finely painted after Murillo with a mother and child, a young dog at the boy's side
15½ x 13¼ in. (39.5 x 34 cm.), within a giltwood frame
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Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Spanish (1618-1682).
This lot is offered without reserve.
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