Antique Original KPM Porcelain Painting SIGNED Merkel-Heine Dated 1885 Germany
Description Offered for your consideration is an exquisite hand painted original porcelain portrait signed by known and listed KPM painter, Merkel-Heine, of Wiesbaden, Germany. In person, this piece is even more stunning than the digital photos can convey. Many KPM portraits depict women, a portrait of a gentleman from this period is less common. This painting is guaranteed to be an original hand-painted on porcelain painting from 1885, signed be the artist.
The back The back allows the piece to be hung on a wall or stand freely on a flat surface. Inside the frame The label on the back of the porcelain is an early KPM label (Kunstinstitut fur Porzellan Malerei) Also present is the inscribed number 464 and artist stamp. Condition There is a super fine scratch under his right eye. In person it's more subtle and looks as though it may even be fine line painted into the painting.
There are also a few light scratches near the bottom of his coat. I've taken close-up photos to clearly show these two areas. The fabric of the frame shows some wear/loss, especially on the right side.
Measurements The frame measures 8.5 inches tall by 7 inches wide The porcelain panel itself measures 6 Inches tall by 5 inches wide. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "dark-horse-antiques" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, Japan, Canada.
- Size: Small (up to 12in. )
- Region of Origin: Europe
- Item Height: 8.5\
- Item Width: 7\
- Type: Painting
- Culture: german
- Signed: Yes
- Original/Licensed Reproduction: Original
- Unit of Sale: Single Piece
- Artist: Merkel-Heine, of Wiesbaden
- Production Technique: Oil Painting
- Framing: Framed
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany
- Style: Realism
- Material: Oil
- Time Period Produced: 1850-1899
- Features: Framed, Signed
- Subject: Portrait
- Year of Production: 1885
- Painting Surface: Porcelain
- Width (Inches): 7\
- Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
- Height (Inches): 8.5 (in frame)
- Date of Creation: 1800-1899