20 - 21 April 2005
A VIENNA STYLE 'JEWELLED' BURGUNDY-GROUND CABINET PLATE, 'CASAR IN THETIS'
LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE BEEHIVE MARK, SIGNED J. CLAUS.
Painted with Caeser seated on a plinth before a kneeling maiden and old man, with armour at his feet, within tooled and 'jewelled' borders of claret and peach-coloured ground, decorated with quatrefoil blue ground cartouches gilt with animals in landscape, within gilt line rims
9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) diameter
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