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Lot 459: A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, RUTH

Est: $3,000 USD - $5,000 USDSold:
Christie'sApril 20, 2006New York, NY, US

Item Overview

Description

Late 19th/early 20th century, impressed sceptre and monogram mark, incised 12 7/8 x 7 5/8, impressed H and C, signed Fr.(anz) Till.
Finely painted after Landelle with a three-quarter length portrait of the Biblical beauty in grey shift and white headscarf holding a bundle of wheat
13 x 7 7/8 in. (33 x 20 cm.), within a giltwood frame

Artist or Maker

Notes

PROPERTY OF A SAN ANTONIO LADY

For a similar example see an anon. sale Christie's, New York, 31 May 2000, lot 381. Also see Robert Röntgen, The Book of Meissen, Atglen, PA, 1996, p. 321 for a listing of independent painting workshops including Franz Till of Dresden.

Auction Details

19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

by
Christie's
April 20, 2006, 12:00 AM EST

20 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY, 10020, US