Description:

Two Berlin Porcelain Portrait Plaques of a Street Performer and 'Gypsy'
KPM and Hutschenreuther, Early 20th Century
The former, 3/4-length portrait depicting a raven haired woman in mourning costume with the left hand wrapped around a theorbo under drape and with the right hand extended in alms within a partial street scene; the latter, after the painting by Angelo Asti (Italian 1847-1903); the verso of former having impressed scepter above K.P.M. above a P between an engraved 12 and artisan mark in l.r. and with an inverted impressed 388 to upper left with an annotated 1053 in blue ink; the latter signed in glaze within l.r. with verso having an inverted impressed CMHR within a circle above 107 in u.r., with other pencil, ink, and marker notations. Unexamined outside of frame, the former with minor nicks in the l.l., scratching along the right, and general surface scratching throughout. The latter with a few nicks and inpainting, predominantly to hair; otherwise, in apparently good condition.
Plaque of former: 9-7/8 x 5-3/4 in (25.1 x 14.6 cm);
Framed: 12-3/8 x 8-3/8 in (31.4 x 21.3 cm);
Plaque of latter: 5-13/16 x 3-15/16 in (14.7 x 10 cm);
Framed: 11-3/8 x 9-7/16 in (28.9 x 24 cm)

    Condition:
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