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KPM Porcelain Plaque Depicting The Garden of Love

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
45
Sold for:
$44,438$37,500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

KPM Porcelain Plaque Depicting The Garden of Love, Germany, late 19th century, after Peter Paul Rubens, rectangular shaped and polychrome enamel decorated, with a number of cavaliers and ladies dressed in luxurious fashion of the period, all assembled in a garden by the edge of a fountain sporting a number of putti and adorned with a statue of Venus, impressed KPM and scepter mark, actual plaque size 16 1/8 x 21 5/8 in.
Estimate $15,000-20,000

Inscribed on the reverse 21 1/2 x 15 3/4. Lower right corner with slight dot/flake void of glaze, otherwise in excellent condition throughout with no cracks, chips or restorations.

Keywords

Germany, Peter Paul Rubens, Ceramic glaze, Pottery

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