24 April 2002
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A VIENNA PORCELAIN GOLD AND DARK-BLUE GROUND OCTAGONAL CABINET PLATE
Late 19th/early 20th century, blue beehive mark, signed C. Heer.
Painted with the Death of Alexander, named in German on the underside, the border with alternating panels of dancing bacchantes reserved on the seeded gold ground and white enamelled foliate scrolls reserved on the deep blue ground
10 3/8in. (26.3cm.) diam.
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Highlights from the Brooklyn-born philanthropists’ collection of Asian art — coming to Christie’s New York in 2019
This English figure of Christ — one of only two of its type known to have survived the nine centuries since it was cast — was previously thought to have been French