A pair of Meissen Limoges style enamel decorated porcelain urns<BR />late 19th century
Lot 1234
A pair of Meissen Limoges style enamel decorated porcelain urns
Sold for US$ 43,750 inc. premium
Lot Details
Property from the estate of Ms. Stella Wilson, Napa, California
A pair of Meissen Limoges style enamel decorated porcelain urns
Each of campana form painted in the manner of Leuteritz, depicting Proserpina abducted by Pluto, Medea fleeing in a chariot drawn by winged dragons, Apollo driving the sun chariot across the sky, and Una and the lion, underglaze blue crossed swords, incised A119.
height 14 1/4in (36cm)

Footnotes

  • Ernst August Leuteritz was designer and later as Director of the modeling Department at Meissen from 1836-1886. He developed this type of en grisaille enameling in the mid 19th century in response to renewed interest in the Renaissance style of Limoges enamel decoration.
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