A pair of Berlin green-ground pot-pourri vases and covers on plinths, circa 1803-13
Lot 211
A pair of Berlin green-ground pot-pourri vases and covers on plinths, circa 1803-13
Sold for £9,375 (US$ 15,787) inc. premium
Lot Details
A pair of Berlin green-ground pot-pourri vases and covers on plinths, circa 1803-13
Each painted with flowers en terasse above the gilt-edged green ground, applied with two tooled and partially burnished gilt lion masks, the necks moulded with a band decorated with gilt hieroglyphics around gilt-edged green-ground flutes, the pierced, green-ground cover with a gilt foliate and blue line border around the rim and gilt pinecone finial, the square plinths moulded with half-fluted, half-gadrooned bands, 28.5cm high overall, sceptre marks in underglaze-blue, painter's mark - in blue enamel, incised 34, II and triangle to the vases, incised XIII 39 to the plinths (edge of one cover restored) (6)
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  1. Nette Megens
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