KPM Plaque of Theodora

German, late 19th century, a Royal Berlin (KPM) painted porcelain plaque depicting Theodora, the 6th century Greek wife of the Emperor Justinian, signed Herm. Meisel, after Nathaniel Sichel (German 1843-1907), the plaque with full impressed marks KPM /315-255 on the reverse, with painted inscription "Theodora after N. Sichel" and bearing an old printed paper retailer's label with No. 315-255. Housed in a carved Florentine giltwood frame in the rococo taste. Overall, 23 x 18.25 in.; plaque, 12.25 x 10 in.

Provenance:Property from The Estate of H.H. Thomas, Lexington, Ky.

Condition:The frame with multiple repairs and restorations to breaks and gilt surface.

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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