25 October 2007
PROPERTY OF A PARISIAN FAMILY (LOTS 478-506)
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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