A large Alhambra Vase Belgium, early 20th Century
Lot 251W
A large Alhambra Vase Belgium, early 20th Century
£3,000 - 5,000
US$ 5,000 - 8,400
Auction Details
Lot Details
A large Alhambra Vase
Belgium, early 20th Century
of inverted pear-shaped form with cusped handles on a flared foot, the neck flaring towards an inverted rim, decorated in polychrome with a band of mihrabs around the base, interlocking palmettes on the body with a band of inscriptions around the centre, the neck with a band of rosettes interspersed with vegetal motifs beneath a further band of mihrabs leading to the rim, the base with makers mark 'FAÏENCERIE S. GHISLAIN'
86 cm. high

Footnotes

  • The inscriptions comprise the Nasrid motto: 'There is no conqueror except God'.
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